Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management

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If you are passionate to work in a dynamic business environment and working with people thrills you, Human Resources Management is where you are meant to be!

Programme Purpose

  • To impart specialized knowledge in human resource management, industrial psychology, and labour law
  • To make you competent in the area of recruitment, selection, induction, training and development, motivation, employee wellness, performance management and retaining the best employees
  • To educate you about employee productivity and industrial relations
  • To prepare you for advanced studies in the area of HR Management

Qualification Outcomes

  • The ability to manage human resources within an organization with an emphasis on workforce planning, labour relations, employee compensation, training and development, industrial psychology, employee assessment, strategic management, legislation, regulations and policies and diversity in the workplace
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Management of business operations relevant to a Human Resources Manager
  • The ability to identify problems in human resource management and practices, select appropriate methods of investigation enquiry and interventions, create and evaluate solutions and new knowledge
  • The ability to make ethical business decisions

Degree Details

3 YEARS NQF Level 7

Career opportunities

Successful graduates may be employed in public and private organizations with the potential to rise to middle to top management. This may lead you to become any of the following:

  • HR Manager
  • Industrial Relations Manager
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Training and Development Officer
  • HR Administrator 
  • Placement Consultant

FURTHER STUDIES

A BCom in Human Resource Management will set you up to do the following post-graduate degrees:

  • Honours or Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management
  • Master’s in Business Administration

DEGREE CURRICULUM

YEAR 1 | SEMESTER 1

CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
ACC 130
Intro to Accounts l A
12
CPT 118
End User Computing l
8
ENG 142
Academic Writing
16
MGT 141
Principles of Management
12
MGT 145
HRM I:Fundamentls of HRM
12
REB 117
Values, Char & Pers Enrich I
8
ENG 111
Principles of English l
16

YEAR 1 | SEMESTER 2

CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
ACC 131
Intro to Accounts l B
12
BHS 151
Philos of Education & Serv
8
CPT 125
End User Computing ll
12
LAW 116
Business Law I
12
MTH 122
Business Mathematics
12
MGT 105
Industrial Psych I
12

YEAR 2 | SEMESTER 1

CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
ECN 221
Micro Economics
12
MGT 221
HRM IIA:Personnel Adm & VIP
12
MGT 231
Ind Psych IIA:Labour Hist&Policy
12
MGT 232
Ind Psych IIB:Diversity Mgnt
12
REB 217
Values, Char & Pers Enrich II
8

YEAR 2 | SEMESTER 2

CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
ECN 222
Macro Economics
16
HLD 226
Personal Health & Safety
8
LAW 216
Business Law II:HRM
12
MGT 222
HRM IIB:Org Behaviour
12
MGT 250
Business Ethics
12
MTH 225
Business Statistics
12

YEAR 3 | SEMESTER 1

CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
ACC 330
Info Mgnt Systems for Business
12
ACC 395
Work Integrated Learning:HRM
12
LAW 326
Business Law III: Comp Law
12
MGT 311
HRM IIIA:Performance Mgnt
12
MGT 338
Ind Psych IIIA:Neg, Med & Barg
12
MGT 345
Bus Research Methods
12

YEAR 3 | SEMESTER 2

CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
MGT 312
HRM IIIB:HR Development
16
MGT 339
Ind Psych IIIB:Psychometrics
12
MGT 380
Business Research Project
8
MGT 393
Strategic Management
12
REB 317
Values, Char & Pers Enrich III
8

FOUNDATION CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1

CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
CPT 033
Fundamental Computing I
8
ENG 020
Basic English - Lang & Voc
20
MGT 096
Foundation Business Skills
12
MTH 052
Foundation Mathematics I
16
REB 017
Values, Char & Pers Enrich
4

SEMESTER 2

CODE
TITLE
CREDITS
INFO
CPT 034
Fundamental Computing II
8
EDU 070
Study Skills
8
ENG 082
Academic Language Skills
20
ENG 084
Academic Reading Skills
12
MTH 061
Foundation Mathematics II
12

Faculty of Business

Luzuko Mrwebo
Dean

Gelyn Musvosvi
Associate Professor

Mary Ndhlovu
Lecturer

Damon Mubinde
Senior Lecturer

Ronelle Hamilton
Lecturer

Yenny Tito de Harris
Senior Lecturer

Tandazwa Myeki
Junior Lecturer

Contract Lecturers

Madelyn Barnard-Smit
Contract Lecturer

Jocelyn Lawrence
Contract Lecturer

Mariè Heyns
Contract Lecturer

Erick Smit
Contract Lecturer

Lindani Moyo
Contract Lecturer

Regan Hamilton
Contract Lecturer

Warren Schulz
Contract Lecturer

Joy McKenzie
Contract Lecturer

Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management