The department of Human Resource Management has geared itself to provide the most comprehensive mix of qualifications in the field of human resource management, labour relations and HR training and development that are not only at the cutting edge of current best practice, but also allow for a meaningful life-long career path with multiple vertical and horizontal articulation options.
The career-oriented mix of qualifications is made up of specialist undergraduate programmes, i.e. BCom degree and National Diploma focusing on generalist HR competencies, three BTech degree programmes in generalist HR Management and specialist Labour Relations Management and Human Resource Development.
Other offerings include a Honours BCom programme in Business Management specialising in HR, course-work based and research based post graduate programmes at Masters and Doctorate level, i.e. MTech degree in Human Resource Development, MTech HRM, MCom and DCom degree.
- National Diploma: Human Resource Management
- Baccalaureus Technologiae: Human Resource Development
- Baccalaureus Technologiae: Human Resources Management
- BCom (with specialisation in Human Resource Management)
PostgraduateThe MTech Human Resource Development (click here for 2011 Master's and Doctoral qualification information) provides a natural learning path for the progression from a variety of related qualifications such as national diplomas and degrees. Enquiries from the industry relating to training specialist and changed educational and training environment necessitate more advanced courses with regard to human resource management.
The aim of the degree is to provide learners with a BTech Human Resource Development or equivalent fourth year programme a natural path for advancement within the training and development field.
The degree will:
- Equip learners with advanced skills and in-depth knowledge in Human Resource Development
- Enable the learner to meet the demands of business, industry and the community regarding the vast need for training and development management
- Provide an established progression of qualifications in the training and development field
- Develop advanced research and development skills in the HRD field
- Enable the learner to manage the Human Resource Development function at a strategic level
- Create and expand the mobility of training management students between technikons and universities and,
- Fulfill the demands of the industry for the establishment of specialist post graduate training in Human Resource Development