Honours Degrees
BACCALAUREUS ARTIUM CUM HONORIBUS (BA Honours Degrees)

Name of programme:

BA Hons: Employment Relations (HBA147)

Admission requirements:

A potential student should be in possession of a BA qualification on NQF Level 6 with Industrial Psychology or Human Resource Management as major modules on NQF Level 6. A module in analytical techniques or statistical methods on NQF Level 5 is strongly recommended. Access to the Internet and Computer literacy is compulsory. An average of 65% will allow a potential student to apply for the honours course.

Duration of programme: Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms Nelandrie Moodley Tel:  +27 (011) 559 2159 (during office hours) / Email: nmoodley@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The student should develop applied competence in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of Employment Relations practices and principles in an organisational context. The student should be able to reflect on their decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of organisational and individual performance improvement.

Name of programme:

BA Hons: Human Resource Development (HBA148)

Admission requirements: An appropriate bachelor’s degree with a 65% average. Further requirements include access to the Internet as well as written permission from the student’s employer to participate in this study programme.

Duration of programme: Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms Nelandrie Moodley Tel:  +27 (011) 559 2159 (during office hours) / Email: nmoodley@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The programme design and content ensures a combination of theoretical depth and advanced practical application, as well as honing specific performance enhancement skills. The first study year is generic while students in their second study year can specialise in one of the following fields of study: Human Resource Management or Human Resource Development.

Name of programme:

BA Hons: Human Resource Management (HBA146)

Admission requirements: An appropriate bachelor’s degree with a 65% average. Further requirements include access to the Internet as well as written permission from the student’s employer to participate in this study programme.

Duration of programme: Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms Nelandrie Moodley Tel:  +27 (011) 559 2159 (during office hours) / Email: nmoodley@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The programme design and content ensures a combination of theoretical depth and advanced practical application, as well as honing specific performance enhancement skills. The first study year is generic while students in their second study year can specialise in one of the following fields of study: Human Resource Management or Human Resource Development.

Name of programme:

BA Hons: Industrial Psychology (HBA150)

Admission requirements: A potential student should be in possession of an acceptable Baccalaureus degree qualification on NQF level 6 with Industrial Psychology as a major subject (i.e. Industrial Psychology 1, 2 and 3), or the equivalent thereof. An average of 65% will allow a potential student to apply for the honours course. Exposure to a formal research module at undergraduate level is essential. Exposure to a formal module(s) in Human Resource Management and/or Psychology and/or Business Management will be a recommendation.

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year / Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms Joyce Sitemele Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2185 (during office hours) / Email: joycesi@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student in analysing, interpreting and understanding industrial psychology principles and methods. It further develops the intellectual, research and professional skills of the student. The qualification prepares students to meaningfully contribute to organisations’ human resource acquisition, utilisation and development interventions. An industrial psychology honours graduate will be able to apply for post-honours training and internship programmes in psychometrics. Completion of such an internship will enable them to register as psychometrics with the Professional Board for Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

Name of programme:

BA Hons: Information Management (HBA145)

Admission requirements:

Candidates in possession of any relevant Baccalaureus degree on NQF level 6 with appropriate subject knowledge are considered. It is recommended that Students who are employed full time must register for this program on part-time basis.

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year / Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Department of Information and Knowledge Management Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2183 (during office hours) / Email: infoman@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: Students develop applied skills in the mastering, analysis, interpreting and applying of the characteristics of Information Management, as used in a career or for further studies in the field of Information Management. Students must be able to assess management decisions or applications through the influence of the holistic framework of management.

Name of programme:

BA Hons: Tourism Development (HBA149)

Admission requirements: Candidates in possession of any relevant Baccalaureus degree on NQF level 6 with an average of 60% appropriate subject knowledge are considered.

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Mrs B Hadjiapostolou (Departmental Secretary) / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 1012 (during office hours) / Email: barbsh@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The purpose of this qualification is to develop the ability of the student to question, analyse and interpret tourism development issues within a global context. This purpose is achieved through the delivery of tuition and a research-based project where the student shows evidence of research and the ability to reflect on tourism development issues.

BACCALAUREUS COMMERCII CUM HONORIBUS (BCom Honours Degrees)

Name of programme:

BCom Hons: Employment Relations (HCO011)

Admission requirements: An appropriate bachelor’s degree with a 65% average. Further requirements include access to the Internet as well as written permission from the student’s employer to participate in this study programme.

Duration of programme: Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms Nelandrie Moodley Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2159 (during office hours) / Email: nmoodley@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The programme design and content ensures a combination of theoretical depth and advanced practical application, as well as honing specific performance enhancement skills. The first study year is generic while students in their second study year can specialise in one of the following fields of study: Human Resource Management, Employment Relations or Human Resource Development.

Name of programme:

BCom Hons: Human Resource Development (HCO012)

Admission requirements: An appropriate bachelor’s degree with a 65% average. Further requirements include access to the Internet as well as written permission from the student’s employer to participate in this study programme.

Duration of programme: Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms Nelandrie Moodley Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2159 (during office hours) / Email: nmoodley@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The programme design and content ensures a combination of theoretical depth and advanced practical application, as well as honing specific performance enhancement skills. The first study year is generic while students in their second study year can specialise in one of the following fields of study: Human Resource Management, Employment Relations or Human Resource Development.

Name of programme:

BCom Hons: Human Resource Management (HCO008)

Admission requirements: An appropriate bachelor’s degree with a 65% average. Further requirements include access to the Internet as well as written permission from the student’s employer to participate in this study programme.

Duration of programme: Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms Nelandrie Moodley Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2159 (during office hours) / Email: nmoodley@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The programme design and content ensures a combination of theoretical depth and advanced practical application, as well as honing specific performance enhancement skills. The first study year is generic while students in their second study year can specialise in one of the following fields of study: Human Resource Management, Employment Relations or Human Resource Development

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Name of programme:

BCom Hons: Industrial Psychology (HCO010)

Admission requirements: A potential student should be in possession of an acceptable Baccalaureus degree qualification on NQF level 6 with Industrial Psychology as a major subject (i.e. Industrial Psychology 1, 2 and 3), or the equivalent thereof. An average of 65% will allow a potential student to apply for the honours course. Exposure to a formal research module at undergraduate level is essential. Exposure to a formal module(s) in Human Resource Management and/or Psychology and/or Business Management will be a recommendation. Student number constraints necessitate a selection process.

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year / Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms Joyce Sitemele Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2185 (during office hours) / Email: joycesi@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The aim of the qualification is to develop the applied competence of the student in analysing, interpreting and understanding industrial psychology principles and methods. It further develops theintellectual, research and professional skills of the student. The qualification prepares students to meaningfully contribute to organisations’ human resource acquisition, utilisation and development interventions. An industrial psychology honours graduate will be able to apply for post-honours training and internship programmes in psychometrics. Completion of such an internship will enable them to register as psychometrics with the Professional Board for Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

Name of programme:

BCom Hons: Information Management (HCO223)

Admission requirements:

BCom qualification on NQF Level 6 with appropriate subject knowledge

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year / Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Department of Information and Knowledge Management / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2183 (during office hours) / Email: infoman@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: Students develop applied skills in the mastering, analysis, interpreting and applying of the characteristics of Information Management, as used in a career or for further studies in the field of Information Management. Students must be able to assess management decisions or applications through the influence of the holistic framework of management.

Name of programme:

BCom Hons: IT Management (HCO141)

Admission requirements: Student access will be provided to the student who is in possession of a baccalaureus qualification on NQF level 6 that include a relevant subject as a major. A graduate student from another university must comply with certain conditions before being admitted to the BCom Hons (IT Management) on NQF level 7.

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year / Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Dr B Gatsheni/ Tel: +27 (0)11 559-1506 (during office hours) / Email: bgatsheni@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and application of information technology management principles. The student should be able to take strategic decisions in the context of information technology management or the information technology management function within an organisation. The student should be able to assess any external and internal decisions impacting information technology management. The student should also be able to reflect on his/her managerial decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of information technology management.

Name of programme:

BCom Hons: Logistics Management (HCO210)

Admission requirements: Student access will be provided to the student who is in possession of a baccalaureus qualification on NQF Level 6 that included a relevant subject as major. A graduate student from another university must comply with certain conditions before being admitted to the BCom Hons (Logistics Management) on NQF Level 7. Please be advised that all honours applications are subject to screening process. Applicants will be advised if they have been accepted. The following minimum admission requirements apply for BCom Honours (Logistics Management): (a) BCom (Logistics Management) degree, OR (b) BTech (Logistics Management) degree, OR (c) Any other BCom with a major with comparable content, and as far as is necessary, complemented by an entrance examination, (d) Please be advised that academic performance in past qualifications will be taken into consideration AND (e) Adequate English language proficiency.

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year / Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms F Dangor / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2464 / fdangor@uj.ac.za / Ms F Sass / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2725/3919 / fsass@uj.ac.za ENQUIRIES: FINANCE Ms T Gumbi / +27 (0)11 559 2105 / A Ring 29G, APK / itgumbi@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: This programme focuses on core aspects of logistics management, logistics decision support systems, supply chain management and business resource planning systems. Students also have a choice of modes to study as well as quantitative logistics and project management. Students are required to take Research Methodology to assist them in conducting research for the assignments in each subject. Industry advisory boards ensure the relevance of the subject matter. Students that have completed this course are often employed in the private sector, shipping companies, forwarding and clearing agents, the manufacturing, retail and wholesale sectors of the economy as well as in imports and exports.

Name of programme:

BCom Hons: Marketing Management (HCO103)

Admission requirements: Access will be provided to students in possession of a BCom qualification on NQF Level 6 generating 360 credits with Marketing Management and Business Management as majors. A student must have attained a minimum of 60% in his/her majors at NQF Level 6. Students who have a BCom qualification, but who do not have 32 credits in Marketing Management at NQF Level 6, must first complete the level 6 undergraduate modules in Marketing Management and pass it with a final mark of at least 60%. A student who obtained a BA (Marketing Communication) degree with Marketing Management and Marketing Communication as a major must complete the following modules before they can be accepted in the honours program: Economics 1A, 1B, Accounting A, B, Analytical Techniques A, B, Business Management 2A, 2B and Business Management 3A, 3B.

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year (One Year. Students enroll for at least four theoretical modules per semester per year) / Part-time: Two years (Part-time students enrol for two theoretical modules per semester)

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Dr. Christine De Meyer / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2455 (during office hours) / Email: cfdemeyer@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The student should develop applied competencies in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of marketing management principles in preparation for a career in the marking field, as well as to provide a basis for further learning. Students must be able to reflect on managerial decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of management in practice. The qualification enable students to enter the marketing field in middle management positions such as brand managers, market researchers, client- and account managers, relationship managers, researchers as well as marketing consultants.

Name of programme:

BCom Hons: Strategic Management (HCO132)

Admission requirements: A potential student should be in possession of a BCom or equivalent qualification on NQF Level 6 with Business Management as one of the core modules on NQF Level 6. The qualification of a potential student should also include at least 16 credits of Strategic Management on NQF Level 6.

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year / Part-time: Two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms C van Zijl / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 4341 (during office hours) / Email: cvanzijl@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: Students should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the organisation, analysis, interpretation and application of basic and advanced strategic management principles. The student should be able to reflect on strategic managerial decisions and be able to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of management as a practice..

Name of programme:

BCom Hons: Transport Economics

Admission requirements: Student access will be provided to the student who is in possession of a baccalaureus qualification on NQF Level 6 that included a relevant subject as a major. A graduate student from another university must comply with certain conditions before being admitted to the BCom Hons (Transport Economics) on NQF Level 7. Please be advised that all honours applications are subject to a screening process. Applicants will be advised if they have been accepted.

Duration of programme: Full-time: One year, maximum two years

Cost: Available on request. Please contact the Faculty.

Contact details: Ms F Dangor / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2464 / 4950 (during office hours) / Email: fdangor@uj.ac.za/ Ms F Sass / Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2725/3919 / fsass@uj.ac.za ENQUIRIES: FINANCE Ms T Gumbi / +27 (0)11 559 2105 / A Ring 29G, APK / itgumbi@uj.ac.za

Brief description of programme: The programme has two core subjects: transport planning and transport policy. These subjects, together with a range of modal choices, as well as logistics management are aimed at equipping students with the necessary knowledge and skills to make a meaningful contribution in the field of transportation management. Students are required to take Research Methodology to assist them in conducting research for the assignments in each subject. Industry advisory boards ensure the relevance of the subject matter. Students that have completed this course are often employed in government, parastatals, the private and public sector operators of transport services as well as beginning their own businesses.​​

     
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