Law - Employment Law & Practice - Online

Ulster University - Belfast

Law - Employment Law & Practice - Online

The School of Law in conjunction with Legal Island and the Labour Relations Agency (LRA) have created this postgraduate programme in Employment Law and Practice to:

• Develop an understanding of the core concepts of employment law and how they relate to practice
• Gain the skills and processes required to qualify students to practice in the employment law field as HR professionals/ lawyers/advisors
• Develop students’ ability to reflect critically and learn from their practice
• Gain an understanding of regional, national, and international models of practice

The course includes lectures from employment law expert practitioners, on-site visits and role play exercises with LRA staff and a mock Case Management Discussion adjudicated by the President of Industrial Tribunals and the Fair Employment Tribunal (TBC on an annual basis).

For further course details please see "Course Web Page".

Subjects taught

Year one
• Employment Compliance and Development
• Employment Law
• Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Tribunal Representation

Entry requirements

Standard entry conditions
To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University’s General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

Entry Requirements
Applicants must hold a degree in law or human resource management, or a degree with significant law content or a non law degree or non human resource degree but with appropriate work experience or equivalent or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation or prior experiential learning.

Application dates

Your Application
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink").


This course is taught online so you can study where you want, when you want.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: September 2024

Post Course Info

Career options
Graduates often use this qualification to secure promotion with existing employers, to secure higher-level promotion elsewhere or to establish themselves as independent practitioners.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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