5 Places Which Offer HR Courses

Those employed in Human Resources are involved in the process of employing people and then training them. If you're looking to build a career in HR, here are 5 places where you can study.



Interesting in getting a job in the Human Resources (HR) department? Along with employing and training people, HR practitioners also develop policies related to the workplace and develop strategies to keep employees.

The opportunities that come with human resource programmes are almost endless.

Here are five places where you can study to become qualified in HR.

Boston City Campus

Boston City Campus offers various HR qualifications which will equip you with all the knowledge and skills you need to make the most of your career.

The following HR courses are on offer:

  • Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Higher Certificate in Human Resource Management Practice
  • Higher Certificate in Commerce in Human Resource Management

Click here to go to the Boston City Campus website to find out more.


MANCOSA offers a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Human Resource Management.

The MANCOSA Human Resource Management degree prepares students to become HR professionals who can deal with the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce.

The modules involve both practical and theoretical considerations.

Visit the MANCOSA website to find out more.

Rosebank College

Rosebank College offers both a Diploma in Human Resource Practice Management and a Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices, both fall under their Faculty of Commerce.

With the Diploma, Rosebank aims to train graduates to think and act strategically, professionally and ethically and thereby to make a responsible, meaningful contribution to the human resource management industry.

Should you do the Higher Certificate, you will develop solid administration skills, patience and people skills. Graduates will be able to administer and conduct various human resource functions including payroll administration.

Varsity College

At Varsity College, their School of Management offers a Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices. This is a part-time course which is done online.

The IIE Higher Certificate in Human Resource Practices aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to administer and conduct various human resource functions including payroll administration, which meets the requirement of the relevant legal and statutory requirements.

To learn more about Varsity College's HR course, click here.


Various Universities in South Africa offer HR qualifications, such as:

  • Unisa
  • University of Johannesburg
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • University of Pretoria
  • Wits
  • Vaal University of Technology
  • Durban University of Technology
  • Stellenbosch University
  • Mangosuthu University of Technology
  • North West University

If you have an eye for detail, are interested in everything to do with human resources, have excellent people skills and enjoy hard work, then a career in human resources might be perfect for you.

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