Master of Management in Human Resource Management
VUT Research offers students the opportunity to complete a Master of Management in Human Resource Management within the Faculty of Management Sciences. The courses in this faculty are often more challenging and require the student to think constructively and adapt to an ever-changing paradigm of study. We aim to encourage a sense of responsibility in our postgraduate students and thus promote their ability to work well with others as well as to work ethically. The course curriculum consists of a research project by dissertation and the duration is a minimum of two years and a maximum of four years of study.
Build Your Future In Human Resource Management
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Human Resource Management Course Requirements
In order for students to gain admission to complete a Master of Management in Human Resource Management, they need to have successfully completed a relevant post-graduate diploma (NQF 8, 120 credits) or a four-year degree approved by SAQA with an average pass of 65% and a minimum of 65% for research methodology. Students also need to successfully complete the faculty selection criteria.
In addition to the academic qualifications stated above, the following admission criteria also need to be satisfied before a recommendation for admission to complete a Master of Management in Human Resource Management can be made:
The proposed topic must be appropriate for higher degree research and it must be consistent with the academic aims and objectives of the student.
The student must have access to the necessary resources, facilities and the necessary budget in order to complete the degree within the timeframe.
There must be a qualified staff member holding confirmed, continuous or fixed-term appointments of sufficient length for the purposes of supervision of the proposed research and student.
The proposed program of work must be able to be completed within the maximum period of submission for the degree.
A suitable level of contact with the university supervisors must be maintained.
Where the applicant is currently employed, the capacity to meet the timelines and other requirements must be considered.
The proposed research cannot reproduce research that has previously been submitted for the award of a degree or diploma.
Where the intellectual property rights of the applicant may be a consideration, a suitable agreement protecting the rights of the student needs to be signed. If the student is unwilling to sign an agreement, the research proposal may not be approved and the student may be required to choose another topic in an area that is not commercially sensitive.
The applicant should have no outstanding financial obligation with the University and in the case of international applicants, they should be able to verify the necessary financial capacity to undertake the program.
The applicant must possess sufficient English language proficiency.
Master of Management in Human Resource Management Career Opportunities
Students who have completed a Master of Management in Human Resource Management are on their way to becoming experts in the Human Resource Management field. The graduates will excel in any employee and labour related field within a business. The various disciplines within HR are compensation, benefits, safety, payroll, recruitment and training of employees. Graduates are well-equipped to take up positions within Human Resource Management.