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Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management

B.Com. (Human Resource Management)

SAQA ID 115958

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus Head Office in the distance mode of provision, with all other Boston City Campuses operating as Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus branch countrywide.

Upon successful completion of the qualification, students will receive a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management (SAQA ID 115958), NQF (HEQSF) Level 7 (minimum credits 372) from Boston.

Download the Fact Sheet for additional, detailed programme information.

YEAR ONE MODULES

Semester A

  • Computer Literacy
  • Academic Literacy
  • Human Resource Management 1
  • Business Management 1

Semester B

  • Computer Literacy Advanced
  • Commercial Law 1
  • Economics 1
  • Accounting Principles
  • Human Resource Development 1

YEAR TWO MODULES

Semester A

  • Human Resource Management 2
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Workplace Psychology
  • Employee Relations & Labour Law 2

Semester B

  • Business Management 2
  • Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting
  • Business Ethics
  • Organisational Development & Skills Administration


YEAR THREE MODULES

Semester A

  • Human Resource Management 3A (International Human Resource Management)
  • Employee Relations & Labour Law 3
  • Financial Management
  • Research Methods & Statistics

Semester B

  • Human Resource Management 3B (Performance & Reward Management Systems)
  • Project Management
  • Human Resource Management 3C (Human Resource Analytics)
  • Work Integrated Learning

ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES

Various Assessment Strategies (ASC, ASW, AS1 to AS5) are used throughout the modules in the programme. For example, AS4 is predominately applied in this programme and consists of

Formative Assessments (FA1 and FA2), also known as assignments or tests, which count
forty percent (40%) – twenty percent (20%) each – towards the overall mark.

Summative Assessments in the form of a final exam or capstone project (SA1), count fifty percent (50%), and a research or reflective essay (SA2) count ten percent (10%) towards the overall mark.

No supplementary assessment is provided for FA1 or FA2. A maximum of one (1) additional

supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for SA1 and SA2 respectively, which will
be charged for.

Please consult the Fact Sheet and Student Rulebook for additional, detailed programme information.

DURATION

Based on the credits and notional hours of this qualification, the minimum duration is six (6) semesters over a period of three (3) years, and the maximum duration is nine (9) years.

OUTCOMES

These represent the Exit Level Outcomes for the programme, SAQA ID 115958, as registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). On completion of the programme graduates will have the necessary knowledge and practical skills required to:

  • Manage integrated strategic human resource systems to ensure that the human resource strategy is aligned with the overall strategy of the organisation.
  • Perform complex decisions by leveraging the data derived from HR analytics in relation to skills development administration, the implementation and deployment of occupational health and safety programmes, reward management systems, all within a thorough legal framework.
  • Apply practical solutions in managing the diverse interests of the primary role players in the labour market and execute approaches that influence productivity and organisational performances.
  • Assume management roles in commerce and human resource management in relation to the practice of people management for the organisation’s diverse workforce.
  • Manage the well-being of the organisation’s diverse workforce in line with statutory provisions and execute organisational programs, manage conflicts and make prudent financial management decisions.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A minimum requirement for admission into the degree is a:

  • National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English as one of the subjects passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s degree study; or
  • National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English as one of the subjects passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s degree study; or
  • Prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English as one of the subjects passed.

PROGRAMME CATEGORY

BOSTON UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME

On successful completion, the Learner will be issued a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management SAQA ID 115958, NQF L7, minimum of 372 credits from Boston City Campus

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.