MCom (Human Resource Management) Research

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College of Business and Economics, Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management
Faculty: College of Business and Economics
Department: Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: MCom (Human Resource Management) Research
Programme Code: M1CHM1
Medium of Facilitation:
NQF Level: 9
NQF Credits: 180
SAQA: 73976

Application Start Date: Apr 1, 2022
Application End Date: Oct 31, 2022


The purpose of this qualification is to develop the intellectual and professional skills that provide them with the opportunity to show evidence of independent scientific work in Human Resource Management. This qualification will further provide the students with the opportunity to display competence in the application of related Research Methodology, and the proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings, and to reflect on the research process and findings.

Career Opportunities


Admission Requirements

An appropriate Honours degree in Commerce in the broad field of Human Resource Management:
a) Human Resource Management; or
b) Industrial Psychology; or
c) Human Resource Development; or
d) Employment Relations.

An average of at least 65% for the Honours degree. An honours module in Research Methodology (NQF level 8) with a score of at least 60%.

Student number constraints necessitate a selection process consisting of selection interviews, psychometric testing and a research proposal exercise.

Selection Process

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