Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and HR Management)

Programme overview:

First Intake for 2024 is still accepting late applications until 26th of February.
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Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and HR Management) next start date Next start date: 12 February 2024
13 May 2024
22 July 2024
30 September 2024
Next New Students Orientation Date:
12 February 2024
Returning Students Start Date:
5 February 2024
Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and HR Management) study mode Campuses:
Cape Town - Mowbray
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
East London
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Nelson Mandela Bay

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and HR Management) duration Duration:
Minimum: 3 Years
Maximum: 5 Years
Online Part-Time:
Minimum: 5 Years
Maximum: 7 Years
Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and HR Management) support Support: Fully Supported

Programme details:

NQF Level 7 | Humanities and Arts | Degree | Degree: Bachelor of Arts | Saqa Id: 102745
The Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and HR Management) degree is a broad and flexible qualification rounded in the behavioural and social sciences. It prepares you for work in many disciplines and is an excellent foundation for a wide range of possible careers. 
This degree aims to develop critical thinking and provide you with an in-depth understanding of human behaviour from different perspectives. It prepares you for work in many disciplines and is an excellent foundation for a wide range of possible careers. As you progress to third year, you will learn how to apply theoretical knowledge gained throughout the duration of this degree to real-world contexts. Because of our degree’s unique emphasis on practical application, you will select, conduct and present a research project and complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL). In addition, by introducing you to research, we are preparing you for postgraduate studies, a unique offering of this undergraduate degree. 

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Entry requirements
1. South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor's degree endorsement. 
2. Or a National Certificate (Vocational) level 4 issued by the Council of General and Further Education and Training with a Bachelor’s degree endorsement. 
3. Or a letter or certificate confirming an exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf) for any other school-leaving results. 
4. Or completion of a Bachelor’s degree. 
5. Or completion of a relevant Foundation Programme along with a letter or certificate of exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf). 
6. Or completion of a relevant Higher Certificate 
7. And 25 Eduvos points or more. 
8. And a minimum of 50% in English Language in Grade 12 equivalent.  
From R67 400 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information. 

Eduvos offers flexible payment options

Programme accreditation
  • Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE).  
  • Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).  
Possible career options
  • Communications 
  • Human Resources 
  • Research  
This qualification is offered at the following campuses

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Mowbray, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), East London, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark

International students

International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions

Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Qualification structure
This is an outline of the modules for this qualification per level.

Data for intake starting: 12 February 2024

    Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and HR Management) - Year 1
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Business Management 1A (COBMA1-B11) - Core
    Psychology 1A (PYGPA1-B11) - Core
    Psychology 1B (PYGPB1-B22) - Core
    Industrial Psychology 1A (PYOPA1-B33) - Core
    Business Management 1B (COBMB1-B33) - Core
    Human Resource Management 1 (COHRA1-B33) - Core
    Industrial Psychology 1B (PYOPB1-B44) - Core
    Employment Relations 1 (COERA1-B44) - Core
    Business English (HUBEA1-B44) - Fundamental
    Communication Science 1B (HUCSB1-B22) - Fundamental
    Labour Law (LWLBA1-B22) - Fundamental
    Communication Science 1A (HUCSA1-B11) - Fundamental

    Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and HR Management) - Year 2
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Human Resource Management 2A (COHRA2-B11) - Core
    Human Resource Management 2B (COHRB2-B33) - Core
    Personalities Theory 2A (PYPTA2-B33) - Core
    Industrial Psychology 2A (PYOPA2-B11) - Core
    Employment Relations 2 (COERA2-B22) - Core
    Industrial Psychology 2B (PYOPB2-B22) - Core
    Human Resource Risk Management (CORIA2-B44) - Core
    Personalities Theory 2B (PYPTB2-B44) - Core
    Communication Science 2A (HUCSA2-B33) - Fundamental
    Communication Science 2B (HUCSB2-B44) - Fundamental
    Research Methodology (CORMA2-B11) - Fundamental
    Positive Psychology (PYPPA2-B22) - Optional Module

    Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology and HR Management) - Year 3
    Admission Fee (ADMINF-B00) - Admission Fee
    Work Integrated Learning (BA) (HUWLA3-B14) - Core
    Advanced Employment Relations (COERA3-B11) - Core
    Organisational Assessment and Evaluation (PYPAA3-B11) - Core
    Group Dynamics (PYGDA3-B22) - Core
    Human Resource Management 3A (COHRA3-B22) - Core
    Statistical Research Methods in Social Science (HURSA3-B33) - Core
    Talent Management (COTMA3-B33) - Core
    Human Resource Management 3B (COHRB3-B44) - Core
    Counselling and Therapy Skills (PYCTA3-B44) - Core