BCom Industrial Psychology and Labour Relations Management|Human Resource Sciences|North-West University

 

 

BCom Industrial Psychology and Labour Relations Management

 

BCom Industrial psychology and Labour relations

In this degree, two facets, namely Industrial psychology and Labour relations are investigated simultaneously, because both have an emphasis on people in organisations.  Industrial psychology studies man in the workplace, employee behaviour, relationships and organisation behaviour.  The Labour relations person works with people and sees to it that the relationship is maintained from a legal perspective.

 

Career possibilities:

  • Labour relations consultant
  • Labour reporter
  • Mediator / arbitration during labour disputes
  • Researcher in behavioural sciences
  • Psychologist in practice (industrial psychology)
  • Councillor in employee wellbeing
  • Recruitment and selection and placement of employees

 

Where can I work?

All large and small business ventures, government institutions, universities and construction companies employ industrial psychologists.

 

Admission requirements:   APS – 24 and Mathematics level 3 (40%)

 

Honours in Industrial psychology

The honours degree is completed during the course of one year, full time.  After successful completion of this degree, you can register at the following institutions:

•           Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

•           South African Board for People Practice (SABPP)

•           Registration at the Society of Industrial Organisational Psychology of South Africa (SIOPSA)

 

Careers that I can follow with an honours degree?

  • Researcher in behavioural sciences
  • Psychometrist
  • Skills development
  • Career management
  • Training official
  • Recruitment, selection, placement

 

Honours in Labour relations

The honours degree is completed during the course of one year, full time.  After completion of the degree, you can register at the South African Board for People Practice (SABPP).

 

Careers that I can follow:

  • Labour relations consultant
  • Labour reporter
  • Mediator / arbitration during labour disputes
  • Personnel practitioner
  • Inspector at the Department of Labour
  • Entrepreneur in labour relations
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