ND: Human Resource Management

ND: Human Resource Management

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (To be discontinued as of 1 January 2024, and replaced by Diploma in Human Resource Management)

Course Information and Fees

To equip students with the competencies required to master the core Human Resource Management processes and practices. These include:

  • Personnel administration
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Performance management
  • Job evaluation and compensation management
  • Provision and management of training
  • Stategic planning for human resource management and practices


Career Opportunities
Opportunities exist in large and small enterprises and in the public sector. Graduates are employed in the following positions:

  • Personnel Administrator
  • Personnel Officer
  • Industrial Relations Officer
  • Training Officer
  • Union Organizer
  • Labour Official or Inspector
  • Recruitment Specialist


Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Compulsory subject(s):
Areas of specialisation
All subjects are compulsory. In addition to general personnel practice, students will become conversant with industrial relations and management of training. Those continuing to BTech level will specialise in strategic human resource management.


Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Three years, including a period of experiential learning


Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Four years


Course is offered on Bellville Campus. (part-time only)
Course is offered on District Six Campus.


For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Denise Thomas
Telephone: +27 21 959 6417
Fax: +27 21 959 6097
Email: thomasd@cput.ac.za
Contact: Mr M. Coetzee
Telephone: +27 21 460 3233
Email: coetzeem@cput.ac.za


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