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Industrial and Organisational Psychology

BCOM: INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY
AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

The Department of Industrial and Organisational Psychology firmly believe that people are the heart and souls of organisations and without them no organisation can be successful.  Our aim is to give insight into the behaviour of people in the workplace and the ability to influence behaviour to improve business functioning, employee well-being and ultimately the bottom line.  Our Industrial Psychology and Human Resource Management degree has been accredited by the South African Board for People Practices (SABPP); the accreditation ensured that our programme is of the highest quality standards.

 

WHAT IS INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANISATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (IOP)?

IOP is the application of psychological principles, theory and research to people at work.

 

Admission requirements:

  • Admission Points Score of 38.
  • Minimum National Senior Certificate (NSC) requirements for degree entry must be met.
  • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least level 5 (60–69%).
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics.
  • Applicants with an Admission Points Score between 30 and 37 may be referred to write the Access Assessment Test before a decision is made on whether or not to admit the applicant to the programme.

 

Duration: 3 years

FIRST YEAR

1 Business Management

Introduction to Business Management and

Entrepreneurship EB101

Introduction to the Business Functions EB102 

2 Economics

Introduction to Microeconomics EC101

Introduction to Macroeconomics EC102

3 Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Introduction to Industrial Psychology EZZ101 

Introduction to Organizational Behaviour  EZZ102

4 Accounting

General Accounting R101

R102 or

RG102

5 Statistics

Business Statistics STAE102

6 Computer Science and Information Systems:

(2 modules)

Computing fundamentals 1.1  WRFC101

Computing fundamentals 1.2  WRFC102

SECOND YEAR

1 Business Management:

Marketing Management EBM201

Customer Relations Management EBF207 or

Marketing Communication Management EBM203

2 Economics:

Macroeconomics  EC201

Microeconomics EC202

OR

Accounting R201, R202

or

General Accounting  RG201,

RG202

3 Industrial and Organizational Psychology:

Human Resource Management: Procurement EZA201

Labour Relations  EZB201 

Human Resource Management: Development  EZC202

Human Resource Management: Reward Systems EZD202

Workplace Negotiation and Dispute Resolution EZE202

THIRD YEAR

1 Business Management:

Financial Management EBM301

General and Strategic Management EBM302

2 Industrial and Organizational Psychology:

Consumer Behaviour  EZZ301

Career Management EZZ302

Organizational Behaviour  EZZ303

Emerging Human Resource Practices EZZ304

3 Law:

Labour Law for Non-Legal Students JHL101

Labour Law for Non-Legal Students JHL102

Contact information
Mr Manelisi Klaas
Administrator
Tel: 041 504 3398
Manelisi.Klaas@nmmu.ac.za

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