Diploma in Human Resource Management

Diploma in Human Resource Management

Dip. (Human Resource Management)

SAQA ID 90719

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus & Business College Head Office in the distance education mode, with all other Boston City Campus & Business Colleges operating as Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus & Business College branch countrywide.

Download the Fact Sheet for additional, detailed programme information.

YEAR ONE MODULES

Semester A

  • Computer Literacy (HCLT101-1)
  • Academic Literacy (HALP1181)
  • Human Resource Management 1 (HHRM100-1)
  • Public Relations 1 (HPR1181)

Semester B

  • Computer Literacy Advanced (HCLT102-1)
  • Fundamentals of Accounting (HFOA100-1)
  • Human Resource Development 1 (HHRD100-1)
  • Applied Psychology (HAPS1181)

YEAR TWO MODULES

Semester A

  • Human Resource Management 2 (HHRM200-1)
  • Workplace Psychology (HPSW200-1)
  • Business Management 1 (HBMN100-1)
  • Commercial Law 1 (HLWC1181)

Semester B

  • Human Resource Development 2 (HHRD200-1)
  • Labour Law and Industrial Relations 1 (HLWL200-1)
  • Socioeconomics (HSEC200-1)
  • HIV Workplace Policy and Training (HHWPT1181)

YEAR THREE MODULES

Semester A

  • Human Resource Management 3 (HHRM300-1)
  • Business Ethics (HBMN201-1)
  • Project Management (HBMN301-1)
  • Applied Research Methods (HAPR300-1)

Semester B

  • Human Resource Development 3 (HHRD300-1)
  • Labour Law and Industrial Relations 2 (HLWL300-1)
  • Computerised Payroll (HCLT104-1)
  • Work Integrated Learning (HWDHR300-1)

ASSESMENT STRATEGIES

Various Assessment Strategies (ASC, ASW, AS1 to AS5) are used throughout the modules in the programme. For example, AS3 is predominately applied in this programme and consists of a

Formative Assessment (FA1), also known as an assignment or test, which count forty percent (40%) 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. 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

On completion of the programme, graduates will have the necessary knowledge and practical skills required to:

  • Operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • Apply general human resource management and development principles to real life situations and adhere to regulatory requirements in performing human resource functions. 
  • Manage financial and technology resources in organisations. 
  • Analyse data and legal information. 
  • Demonstrate business management and project management skills. 
  • Identify the socio-economic needs of society and display cultural sensitivity within organisations. 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Diploma study; or National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English passed with endorsement for admission to Diploma study; or prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English as one of the modules passed.

A number of post school qualifications may be used for admission and/or advanced placement into the diploma programme with due regard for the 50% credit transfer rule and guidelines of progression and articulation. For example, a Higher Certificate, NQF (HEQSF) Level 5, minimum Credits 120; or a Certificate, NQF (OQSF) Level 5, minimum Credits 120.

PROGRAMME CATEGORY

BOSTON HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME
Upon successful completion of the qualification, the Learner will be issued a Diploma in Human Resource Management SAQA ID 90719, NQF Level 6, minimum 366 credits from Boston City Campus & Business College.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.