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Undergraduate programmes that are offered in the School of Human Resource Sciences include the following:
· Labour relations;
· Human resource management; and
· Industrial psychology.
The purpose of the programmes is to equip the student to investigate and deal with human resource-, industrial economical-, labour relation-, industrial psychology and psychological phenomena within the work context in order to ensure individual-, group-, organisational- and enterprise efficiency.
Admission requirements for the programmes:
· University exemption;
· An APS score of at least 24; and
· Mathematics level 3 (40-49%).
The Human resource management and Industrial psychology-, Labour relations management degrees have been evaluated and recognised by the external professional councils and are recognised by them. After completion of their studies, as well as the relevant practical experience, students can register at these councils. After completion of the Industrial psychology honours degree, the students can already apply themselves to write the psychometrist examination at the Health Professions Council of South Africa. The required numbers of practical hours needed for admission to this examination are completed during the study period. The required numbers of practical hours that are needed for admission to the examination are completed during the study period. With the necessary practical experience, after obtaining the Labour relations- as well as the Human resource- and Industrial psychology honours degrees, the student can register as charted practitioner at the South African Board for People Practices.
After successful completion of honours degrees in the above-mentioned subjects, the student can enrol for a master’s or PhD degree in the above-mentioned fields, after the successful completion of the selection process by the candidate.
A master’s degree in Industrial psychology can lead to registration as industrial psychologist at the professional board (Health Professions Council of South Africa) after completion of one year’s internship. A PhD in Human resource management, Labour relations and Industrial psychology is aimed at broadening the expertise in research in the fields or to research specific topics.