The University of Birmingham Dubai has joined an esteemed group of educational institutions that meet the CIPD's high standards for excellence in Human Resource Management (HRM) education.  
The Approved Programme Provider status solidifies the University of Birmingham's commitment to delivering top-quality HR education and ensuring that its students are well-prepared for successful careers in the field. 
Through this accreditation, the University’s postgraduate qualification aligns with the CIPD's Profession Map, the international standard for the people profession. Students enrolling on the MSc in Human Resource Management from the University will be eligible for CIPD membership upon successful completion of the qualification and can use the CIPD 'designatory letters' after their name. Depending on their work experience, students can upgrade from student to chartered membership.  

We are delighted to welcome the University of Birmingham, Dubai as an Approved Programme Provider. The University’s commitment to delivering high-quality HR education aligns perfectly with the CIPD's mission to champion better work and working lives. We are excited to collaborate with the University of Birmingham to support the professional development of its MSc in Human Resource Management students.

Stuart Dunlop, Regional Director, CIPD MENA

I am delighted that the CIPD has recognised the MSc Human Resource Management programme in this way. The CIPD is a globally respected institution in the increasingly significant field of managing people and organisational development, and I look forward to seeing this collaboration flourish. Our graduates will embody the attributes to lead future working environments, and they will hugely value the relationship with the CIPD over their careers.

Professor David Sadler, Provost, University of Birmingham Dubai

Championing better work and working lives

About the CIPD

At the CIPD, we champion better work and working lives. We help organisations to thrive by focusing on their people, supporting economies and society for the future. We lead debate as the voice for everyone wanting a better world of work.