Bachelor of Human Resource Management

General

Program Description

The purpose of the Bachelor of Human Resource Management (BHRM) degree is to equip students with an in-depth grounding in human resource management (HRM) knowledge, theory, principles, and skills so that they may contribute to the multi-functional, multinational public and business sectors, confidently executing analytical, interpretive, strategic and integrative skills.

The BHRM degree is designed to empower students to gain a set of skills, values, attitudes, and knowledge to enable them to:

  • contribute to the development, growth, competitiveness, and sustainability of organizational assets: employees, teams and associated communities;
  • formulate, plan, strategize, execute, measure and improve HRM and business processes, practices, systems, and solutions;
  • partner, learn from and collaborate with national, regional and global HRM and business stakeholders to improve the performance of human capital via talent development;
  • apply innovation and technology to implement and improve HRM and business systems, policy, procedure and best practices; and
  • comply with good governance, strong ethics, and quality performance standards when implementing, managing, and improving HRM and business practices.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum APS: 28 with Mathematics OR 28 with Mathematical Literacy 
  • English: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematics: 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematical Literacy: 5 (60%+)

Career Opportunities

  • Human Resource Practitioners
  • HRM Personnel Manager
  • HRM Personnel Officer
  • Training Manager
  • Recruitment and Selection Officer

Graduates may register as HR Practitioners with the South African Board of People Practices (SABPP) to encourage regulated, standardised HR practices

Last updated May 2020

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less