Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Human Resource Management

Gain understanding and working application of the principles essential to the effective management of organisations, with specialisation in the human resource function.

1 year
NQF Level 8
120 credits

Key features

  • Accredited and Registered
  • Cutting-edge curriculum
  • Flexible structure
  • Online support 
  • Affordable and Accessible
  • Internationally benchmarked
  • Multicultural Faculty and support

About

The Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Human Resource Management is a one year postgraduate degree that equips students with skills and knowledge to occupy middle to senior management positions. The primary objective of the programme is to link human resources to the business imperatives within an organisation.

The programme is also aimed at providing the student with an understanding and working application of the principles essential to the effective management of organisations, with specialisation in the human resource function.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to:

  • Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to:
  • Demonstrate the ability to make decisions and act appropriately through an understanding of organisational structure, systems and relevant policies in human resource management practice;
  • Apply various methods and systems in the development of human resource strategies and plans;
  • Evaluate, select and apply appropriate methods, procedures or techniques when effecting human resource management functions;
  • Demonstrate an ability to develop and communicate ideas and opinions in well-formed arguments using appropriate academic and professional discourse when engaged in human resources management contexts;
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage processes and take accountability in a variety of contexts relating to the management of human resources;
  • Demonstrate the ability to take decisions and act ethically and professionally; and
  • Contribute to improving organisational culture and climate.

Programme structure

Duration: 1 year

Semester 1

  • Human Resource Development
  • Research Methodology
  • Labour Law
  • Organisational Psychology

Semester 2

  • Employment Relations
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Research Report (Compulsory)

Admission requirements

The minimum entry requirement is an appropriate Bachelor’s Degree or appropriate Advanced Diploma.

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