Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Human Resource Management

This is a 1 year programme that seeks to provide students with a convenient and structured avenue to further and advance their knowledge in Human Resource Management.

1 year
NQF Level 8
120 credits

Key features

  • Assist students to support and implement procedures and systems to promote best Human Resource Management (HRM) practices
  • Identify skills requirements (workforce planning) of the organisation
  • Acquire an understanding of people dynamics and its impact in the workplace and on productivity
  • Ensure compliance with Human Resource legislation and trends

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The programme is designed to empower learners with core Human Resource Management Skills in line with best practices and quality standards. Learners should be able to reflect on their decisions and the effect thereof within the context of human resource practice in an organisation. With a trend towards streamlined management and work practices, the last two decades have seen an explosion in Human Resource Management as an industry and profession, with various jobs available for those with the aptitude and the qualifications. 

The programme, therefore, seeks to address and contribute positively to overcoming the gap of developing personnel capable of managing the organisations and its human resources.


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

  • Display knowledge of management in general
  • Demonstrate competency in the management of various aspects of human resource management
  • Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information
  • Recognise and respond to change within organisations
  • Demonstrate competency in the execution of the tasks of planning, organising, leading and controlling in the field of human resources
  • Demonstrate competencies in research including data collection, analyses, interpretation and recommendations
  • Display research and communication skills


Programme structure

Duration: 1 year

Core Modules

Semester 1

  • Business Research
  • Human Resource Development
  • Organisational Behaviour

Semester 2

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Employee Relationship Management
  • Research Project

Admission requirements

A Bachelor of Commerce Degree or equivalent qualification.

Articulation Pathway:
Students who successfully complete the BCom Honours can enrol for the REGENT MBA.

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