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Human Resource Management Human Resource Management (HRM) involves managing people within organisations to optimise their performance.
Human Resource Management Human Resource Management (HRM) involves managing people within organisations to optimise their performance.

Qualification: BCom

Faculty: Commerce, Law and Management

Duration: 3 years

School: Business Sciences

Study mode: Full-time


Are you a great communicator who relates well to people? Do you have excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to ‘see both sides'? Studying Human Resource Management may be a great choice for you.

HRM studies focus on people-related policies and systems. They are also concerned with change in organisations and industrial relations, such as recruitment, talent management, employee development and motivation, and compensation.

  • Consulting
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Relations Management
  • Management
  • Negotiations
  • Recruitment and Talent Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Training and Development

Major Combinations

  • Economics
  • Information Systems
  • Law
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Psychology

APS 38+
English Home Language OR First Additional Language Level 5
Mathematics Level 5


Applicants with an APS of 35-37, as well as English Level 5 and Mathematics Level 5, will be wait-listed subject to place availability.

Application Closing Date: 30 September 2022 | Residence Applications: 30 September 2022

  • The Student Enrolment Centre at Wits handles all student applications.
  • Please click here for an overview of the application process. 
  • Check the admission requirements for your degree. Check if any additional selection requirements apply. 
  • Submit your application, required documentation and application fee before the closing date.
  • Once you have applied, an admissions consultant will be assigned to your application.
  • Applicants can monitor the progress of their applications via the Self Service Portal.
  • If you are an international applicant and/or have a foreign qualification, please click here.

Wits Plus applicants, applications can only be done online. We will be in contact with you should we require additional documentation.

Compliance with the minimum requirements does not guarantee a place at the University. The University has a specific number of places for first year undergraduates, approved by the Department of Higher Education and Training. Final selection is made subject to the availability of places, academic results and other entry requirements where applicable.

Click here to see the current average tuition fees for the first year of study. The Fees website also provides information about the payment of fees and closing dates for fees payments. Once you have applied you will be able to access the fees estimator on the student self-service portal. 

The Financial aid office provides information on student funding and scholarships. University-funded Scholarships include Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships, University Entrance Scholarships, Equality Scholarships, Sports Scholarships and National Olympiad winner awards. For information about NSFAS funding, please visit the NSFAS websiteExternal bursaries portal: The Bursaries South Africa website provides a comprehensive list of bursaries in South Africa.

Wits Plus applicants: terms of payment are in accordance with University regulations, and students are not eligible for University bursaries/NSFAS or residential accommodation.