MCom in Strategic Human Resource Management (Coursework)

General

Program Description

The purpose of this qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student on an advanced (executive) level in the mastering, analysis, interpretation, and understanding of performance, change, and organizational development principles and methods. The qualification puts the student in a position to register as a Personnel Practitioner with the South African Board of Personnel Practice. It also equips the student to work as a Human Resource Manager or Organizational Development Specialist on an advanced level in organizations. The qualification will further, enable students to work as consultants in their own businesses as well as in consulting business ventures.

Rules of Access

An appropriate honors degree in the broader field of Human Resource Management applicable for access to a Master’s degree with a minimum of 65% average. The student must have completed an honors module of Research Methodology (NQF level 8) undertaken as part of a qualification. The selection process may consist of selection interviews, psychometric testing, and a research proposal exercise, amongst other requirements.

Research Time: 50%

90% in total on completion of the minor dissertation (If not completed in the first year, registration in the second year per semester until a minor dissertation is completed).

*As one of the requirements for the awarding of a Degree, Research Masters’ students are required upon submission of their minor dissertation to also submit an article for the possibility of publication.

At the University of Johannesburg “The Future. Reimagined.” is not simply a catchy phrase

The institution is taking the lead across Africa in the 4th Industrial Revolution Thinking, reimagining the future for all disciplines 4IR is the next wave of industrialization that we need to understand and shape in order to build the future of this country – and the Africa continent – so richly deserve. 4IR is not just about robotics and automation; it is about the advancement of society to empower people and uplift generations.

As the world moves forward into the 4th industrial revolution, so does UJ with “Education 4IR” – bringing 4IR thinking and technology into the curriculum across different courses and using innovative blended-learning technologies. This means that UJ graduates are better prepared to embrace the future of business and industry as AI and 4IR play a bigger part in the way we live and work.

At the University of Johannesburg, it is our duty to embrace and navigate the future leaders of our country proudly and boldly through the unimagined complexities of 4IR so that they may take full advantage and deliver a better tomorrow. Future leaders like you! Here we are leading courageous conversation; pushing and shaping the design of a new tomorrow. Here we are taking action and building the new world.

Contact

Mr. Nathaniel Mudzunga
Tel: 011 559 2522
E-mail: nathanielm@uj.ac.za

Ms. Charlene Eloff
Tel: 011 559 2033
E-mail: celoff@uj.ac.za

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