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Human Resources Management

Course Objective

To equip students with the knowledge and skills for promotion to a senior managerial position in the field of Human Resources Management.

Entrance Qualification

National Diploma in Human Resources Management or applicable B degree with Industrial Psychology as a major subject.

Selection Procedure

All applicants will have to undergo an interview with a selection panel. As student numbers are restricted, selection will be based on past student performance, co-operative training, work experience and specific aptitude of the applicant.

Re-Admission Criteria

Student must pass at least 50% of subjects enrolled for. The re-admission is, in addition to the above, subject to the regulations governing the maximum duration of study as published in the General Prospectus of the NMMU.

Duration of Course

One year full-time or two years part-time. Please take note that although the programme is offered on a full-time basis, classes will be offered catering for both full - time and part - time students.


  • Advanced Personnel Management IV
  • Advanced Industrial Relations IV
  • Advanced Strategic Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Advanced Management of Training IV
  • Organisational Behaviour IV

Membership of Professional Body

On successful completion of this course and two years appropriate experience in the human resources field, a student can apply for registration as a Personnel Practitioner with the SA Board of Personnel Practice (SABPP).

Contact information
Ms Mandisa Mazinyo
Faculty Administrator
Tel: 27 41 504 3707

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