The Diploma in Human Resource Management is a two semester under graduate and post experience training programme which aims at developing advanced professional knowledge and skills necessary for efficient and effective management of human resources in the Civil Service and Public Sector in Sierra Leone. The undergraduate Diploma comprises of 9 modules: 3 Basic, 4 Core and 2 Electives. Participant may complete the whole course within two semesters of continuous study or by completing its modules within a period of two years.  The curriculum provides a broad range of theoretical, analytical and practical skills to develop and enhance HRM knowledge and skills.


Three (3) WASSCE credits (or 3 G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels) or its equivalent or a complete professional qualification in a relevant discipline which provides foundation level knowledge appropriate to the proposed course plus  2 years working experience in the Civil Service and Public Sector.


Basic Modules:

Contemporary Management Skills Improvement

Research Methods

Advance Management Information System (MIS)

Core Modules:

Fundamentals of Public Administration & Management

Administrative Law & Ethics

Public Policy and Management

Local Government Administration and Decentralization

Public Sector Financial Management

Managing Human Resources

Human Resource Management Phenomenon

HRM Vs Personnel Management

Human Resource Planning


Elective Modules:

Civil Service Code and Ethics or African Charter