BA in Human Resource Management
About the programme
This three-year programme prepares you for a career in the management of human resources in organisations - a competency of which South Africa has a particular need. You will learn to understand people's behaviour, in particular in a working environment; to improve the working and living conditions of people; to understand the South African working environment and to identify career opportunities; to communicate clearly and meaningfully with people; to undertake planning, recruitment and selection of human resources professionally and to deal with problems in labour relations.
First year: Information Skills, Industrial Psychology, Philosophy, and Statistics or Statistical Methods, p[lus two subjects from Political Science, Psychology, Public and Development Management and Sociology. Also choose one of the following subjects: Afrikaans en Nederlands, Afrikaans Language Acquisition, Basic Xhosa, English Studies (if an African language is your home language or a matric subject, choose one of the Afrikaans modules or the English one, otherwise take the Basic Xhosa module).
Second year: Industrial Psychology, Economics, plus continued study in two of the following subjects: Political Science, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Public and Development Management, Psychology.
Third year: Industrial Psychology, plus continued study in two of the following subjects: Political Science, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Public and Development Management, Psychology.
For further information, see our Calendar entry.
If you want to register for a BCom Honours (Human Resource Management), you will need the following two major subjects: Industrial Psychology and Public and Development Management.
If you want to migrate to BCom Honours (Industrial Psychology), you will need the following two major subjects: Industrial Psychology and Psychology.
- Write the National Benchmark Tests AQL
- For the NSC an aggregate of at least 63% (excluding Life Orientation)
- Home Language 50%
- First Additional Language 40%
- Mathematics 60%