MPhil Labour Relations Management

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MPhil Labour Relations Management

Programme Information

Due to capacity constraints, there are not an intake of new students for every degree every year. It remains the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the degree they wish to apply for, will indeed be offered. In addition to the fields of specialisation, options are offered under the various specialisation fields, eg MPhil Accounting Sciences with an option in Fraud Risk Management, which enables the candidate to make a selection and expand specific focus areas within the existing fields of specialisation.

Admission Requirements

• Relevant honours degree with an average of at least 65% for Labour Law and Labour Relations on honours level
• At least two years’ practical experience in either the labour relations or human resource management field.
• Labour law 311 or equivalent module.
• Labour relations (ABV 320) AND Labour relations 700 (ABV 700) or equivalent module.
• Human Resource Management on third-year level (eg training selection personnel management).
After being selected for the specific degree applied for, students are allowed to register CONDITIONALLY for the MPhil. The following modules, however, have to be completed successfully:
EBW 801 Research methodology 801
EBW 802 Research proposal 802
before registration takes effect for:  ABV 890 Dissertation: Labour Relations 890   (240)

  • A candidate may be refused admission to a master’s degree by the head of the department if he/she does not comply with the standard of competence in the subject as determined by the department – with the proviso that a candidate who does not comply with the required level of competence, may be admitted, provided that he/she completes additional study assignments and/or examinations.
  • The head of department concerned may set additional admission requirements.
  • Specific departments have specific requirements for admission.
  • The number of students will be determined in line with the growth strategy of the University of Pretoria as approved by the Executive.
  • Allowance will be made for the diversity profile of students.
  • A completed Postgraduate Diploma in Economic and Management Sciences (07220026) can also be considered for admission to the Master’s programme in Entrepreneurship.
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MPhil Labour Relations Management

Additional Requirements

After being selected for the specific degree applied for, students are allowed to register CONDITIONALLY for the MPhil. The following modules, however, have to be completed successfully:

  • EBW 801 Research methodology 801
  • EBW 802 Research proposal 802

before registration takes effect for: ABV 890 Dissertation: Labour Relations 890 (240)

  1. A candidate may be refused admission to a master’s degree by the head of the department if he/she does not comply with the standard of competence in the subject as determined by the department – with the proviso that a candidate who does not comply with the required level of competence, may be admitted, provided that he/she completes additional study assignments and/or examinations.
  2. The head of department concerned may set additional admission requirements.
  3. Specific departments have specific requirements for admission.
  4. The number of students will be determined in line with the growth strategy of the University of Pretoria as approved by the Executive.
  5. Allowance will be made for the diversity profile of students.
  6. A completed Postgraduate Diploma in Economic and Management Sciences can also be considered for admission to the Master’s programme in Entrepreneurship.

MPhil Labour Relations Management

Faculty Enquiries
Economic and Management Sciences  Ignatius Dire  +27 (0)12 420 5278 ignatious.dire@up.ac.za
Alta Erasmus +27 (0) 12 420 3062 alta.erasmus@up.ac.za