Postgraduate Diploma in International Human Resource Management

40 Credits (CIQ)

Postgraduate Diploma in International Human Resource Management

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Human Resource Management allow learners develop a comparative awareness of the various elements of IHRM, notably training and development, recruitment and selection, and performance management. The learners learn about contemporary issues and problems relating to the management of human resources in global organisations.  The course explores and analyses a range of perspectives relating to workplace organisation and its effective management to ensure optimum performance of employees.

  • This PG Diploma is awarded by Cambridge Qualification Authority, UK.

  • Flexible Duration - The course can be completed in 2- 6 months, each module can be completed in 21 days to 60 days.

  • Flexible Payment - Pay as you Go scheme, pay only when you are ready to start with your next module.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Human Resource Management, will be awarded at the end of successful completion of 2 modules.

Course Module & Fee

Module Fee

$600 ($300 on starting each of the 2 module)

PGD-CIQ Certification Fee

$200 (on completion of both the modules)

Total Fees


Admission Requirement

English Language Proficiency

There is no formal entry requirement for this course, however a good standard of written and spoken English is required to study with us, but a formal language qualification (such as IELTS) is not necessary. Generally, your English simply needs to be sufficient to:

  • Use study materials, including online books, video and audio.

  • Complete the assessment requirement of the respective modules.

Why UniAthena?


At UniAthena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.


With UniAthena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

UniAthena has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.


Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.



Postgraduate Diploma in International Human Resource Management

Awarding Body Accredited By

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Flexible Duration

2 - 6 Months



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What You Learn

Module 1

International Human Resource Management

International Human Resource Management

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

This module aims to introduce students to theories and practices of international human resource management (IHRM).

21 - 60 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 20 CIQ CREDITS

Module 2

Strategic Leadership and HR Practices

Strategic Leadership and HR Practices

Duration: 21 - 60 Days

You learn role of strategic HRM and leadership practices and their influence on the overall performance and competence of the organization.

21 - 60 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 20 CIQ CREDITS


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Partners of this Programme

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe, and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world.

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

Why This Course ?

Course Resources

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Why This Course ?


HR Strategies

Through this course, you gather knowledge of a multi-disciplinary approach to the principles of HR management, strategic management, employee relations and learn to recognise the people management implications of corporate goals. This would enable you to make a valuable contribution to effective organisational management. 


HR Global Context

The course teaches you to put human resource management into the context of multinational corporations while addressing the challenges of creating sustainable and ethically informed HR solutions. An organisation’s success is dependent on many things, none more so than the management of skilled, committed and empowered employees who want to grow and meet challenging goals.


Cross-cultural Management

On completion of this course, you'll have the skills to manage people across borders, and to handle cross-cultural issues in international HR. Since these skills are in demand in the HR industry and beyond, you will be ready to advance your career in business development, recruitment, or training and development.

How You Learn ?

Engage with a scientifically developed learning pedagogy that ensures a quality and effective journey for the learners. Enjoy a seamless learning experience tailored to your level of expertise on the subject matter.

What You Receive ?

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:


Postgraduate Diploma in International Human Resource Management issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Records of Achievements with Grade issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learners wishing to be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma in International Human Resource Management will be able to directly enroll for the course, as there is no prerequisite for prior certifications. However, if they choose to progress to the MBA program, they should be able to meet the minimum eligibility criteria for the MBA program.

Interested candidates must upload their Identity cards as a means to verify their identity.

Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of three units of the first chapter. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the course by paying the course fee.

After enrolling in a particular program or receiving the admission letter, we are unable to offer refunds as per our policy. However, prior to enrollment, all learners have the option to utilize the free trial period, which lasts between 3 to 7 days.

The Referral Policy is a UniAthena initiative to make our degree programs more  affordable to the learners. Learners can  share programs with  friends, family or even peers. If the Invitee enrolls for the suggested program, the next module is made free of charge.

The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading material. The video lessons and reading materials will provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content.

Additionally, you will also be learning from webinars, the online library, and participation in the discussion boards, as well as from additional learning materials and case studies curated by faculty.

Every learners is assigned a personal tutor for each module in his course, the learners can reach out to his/her personal tutor for any academic assistance with his/her learning. Besides, academic assistance, learners are allocated a learners Experience Executive, who will be there to assist learners with any pastoral support (non-academic). You can reach out to your learners support executive on

There are no written exams for this course. Once you are enrolled in the course, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the ‘Project Details’ section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty during the live classes for the module. We are here to give you the help you need. After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You will need to rework only the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You will have to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for the resubmission.

Once you have registered for the Postgraduate Diploma in International Human Resource Management, the maximum time allowed to complete the program is 120 days. If you are unable to complete the course within 120 days, you may apply for an extension of 30 days by paying a Course Extension fee of USD 100. The minimum duration of the course is 40 days though some exceptions may apply.