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Employment & Equality issues

Module Details
Employment & Equality issues
This module aims to equip participants with the fundamentals of employment law and the rights and remedies available regarding terms of employment, dismissal and bullying.

The module will also focus on equality in terms of age, sex, race, religion and disability in the context of human rights. Issues such as gender-proofing and anti-discriminatory practices will also be addressed.

Entry requirements

Level 8 Undergraduate Degree (H2.2) or equivalent. For students without the relevant academic qualification but with relevant previous experience, recognition for prior learning can be awarded.

Duration

1 Semester (12 weeks).

Number of credits

15

Further enquiries

Education Department
St. Angela’s College
Lough Gill Sligo

T: 071 919 5550/ 071/ 580
E: education@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

Comment

Module Structure
All on-line modules have a weighting of 15 ECTS. All modules are completed within one semester.

Students may wish to exit with one standalone module or Postgraduate Certificate (completion of two modules or 30 ECTS), Postgraduate Diploma (completion of four modules or 60 ECTS).

Participants may also progress to MA level on successful completion of three modules or 45 ECTS.

Assessment method

Module Assessment
Assessment is continuous, with each module assessed independently through e-tivities, discussion boards and a written assignment or equivalent.

For those who opt not to be assessed, participants may audit a module or modules and receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Enrolment and start dates

Intake: Normally, every second year.

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