The overall aim of this course is to promote and develop skills and research in the field of employment law.
On successful completion of this course students will be able to:
Develop an understanding of the core concepts of employment law and how they relate to practice.
Learn the skills and processes required to qualify them to practice in the employment law field as HR professionals/lawyers.
Develop the ability to reflect critically on and learn from their practice.
Understand and apply context specific employment law research and theory to specific contexts and occupational sectors such as Human Resources and legal practice.
Develop advanced employment law practice skills appropriate to specific contexts and occupational sectors.
Examine critically the legal and contextual basis of employment law and practice.
Develop an understanding of regional, national and international models of practice in the employment law arena.
Give employment lawyers and Human Resource professionals the opportunity to interact with each other to develop insights into practice beyond their own agencies.
The Law School at Ulster University has joined forces with Legal Island and the Labour Relations Agency to create what we think will be the best employment law course in the UK.
The course includes 36 employment law and compliance lectures from the cream of Northern Ireland's employment law expert practitioners and on-site visits and role play exercises with LRA staff and the President of Industrial Tribunals and the Fair Employment Tribunal.
Teaching and learning assessment
All modules on this PgCert course are 100% coursework assessed. There are no exams.