Honours In Human Resource Management
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Study a Bachelor of Social Science Honours in Human Resource Management
A degree that develops critical skills to help you lead the way in contemporary and impactful human resource management.
This progressive qualification develops robust knowledge, skills and understanding of human resource theories, practices, methodologies and competencies, equipping you with the necessary toolkit to function effectively and meaningfully in a human resource role.
This degree also opens up avenues of potential employment in an extensive range of public and private sector enterprises in various HR Business Partner and Human Resource Generalist roles such as HR Manager, HR Assistant, HR Advisor and HR Consultant.
Course on offer
- Study Options: On Campus (Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria & Johannesburg) and Online
- Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time (online only)
- Modules: 7
- Accreditation: NQF 8 and CHE. Aligned with the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP)
- Faculty: Management an Leadership
- SAQA ID 115523
What you can expect
This forward-thinking qualification builds on the knowledge gained in your undergraduate degree and will develop intellectual autonomy leading to meaningful application of HR practices. You will:
- Gain a competitive advantage by understanding people management and human capital in organisations within a broader social science context.
- Ensure that organisations are following best practice in their HR management processes.
- Embed a dynamic strategic approach to human resource management.
- Evaluate and apply ‘best-fit’ research design, methodology and analysis.
- Promote effective diverse workforces in an African and global context
- Provide progressive and sound support on employee relation matters.
- Apply a range of leading organisation development competencies.
- Understand the effective use of assessment and development centres.
Intake / Selection Process
- There is one intake per year for the fulltime and part-time programmes respectively.
- Acceptance is subject to a rigorous selection process that includes: applicants meeting the minimum entrance requirements, assessment of academic and non-academic aptitudes and behavioural competencies.
- The standard selection process for this honours programme is an individual paper-based screening and selection.
- Please note that based on CHE regulations, it is not possible for candidates applying via RPL to be credited for any modules or exempted from completing any of the modules (including the research thesis) in this honours programme.
- Students must complete all the modules in this programme in order to graduate.