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Employment Law

The syllabus is designed to provide participants with a detailed knowledge of all aspects of the law relating to employment both individual and collective.

This 30 credit Course consists of a series of 12 lectures in Semester One together with a Distinguished Guest Lecture (Employment Law I) and a series of a further 10 lectures in Semester Two together with a workshop on Dispute Resolution Machinery (Employment Law II). Students will be required to complete a dissertation by the end of each semester for which 10 credits will be applied to each. There will also be a two-hour end of year examination to which a further 10 credits will be applied. The examination, which is of two hours duration, will be held in May.

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

It includes the formation of a contract of employment, employment rights and duties, dismissal, employment equality, industrial action, workplace privacy, bullying, stress at work and freedom of association.

Entry requirements

Applications for admission to the Programme are invited from practising barristers or solicitors, graduates holding an approved university law degree or law-based inter disciplinary university degree or equivalent.

Applications will also be considered from the holders of academic and/or professional qualifications and/or proof of such experience as satisfy the School of Law that they are able to participate fully in the course and will be required to study the Introduction to Law module in advance of being admitted to the course.

Applicants should submit either work references or transcripts as proof of relevant qualifications/experience.

For Further Details Contact:

Áine Ahern

UCD Sutherland School of Law,
University College Dublin,
Belfield,
Dublin 4
Telephone (01) 716 4112
E-mail: lawdiplomas@ucd.ie

Duration

1 year part-time.

Careers or further progression

Careers
We have an excellent Careers Development Centre here at UCD, designed to help you with information regarding future employment or studies. UCD hold a number of graduate events throughout the year including a dedicated law fair at which at which many of the big Law firms will be in attendance. The School of Law has a dedicated careers advisor on it’s Academic staff, Dr. Oonagh Breen, and a staff member from the careers office will be in attendance at the School of law on a number of occasions throughout the academic year. To see the full range of services offered by the careers office go to http://www.ucd.ie/careers/

Further enquiries

Aine Ahern
UCD Sutherland School of Law,
University College Dublin,
Belfield,
Dublin 4
Telephone (01) 716 4112
E-mail: lawdiplomas@ucd.ie

Subjects taught

This 30 credit Course consists of a series of 10 lectures in Semester One together with a Distinguished Guest Lecture (Employment Law I) and a series of a further 10 lectures in Semester Two together with a workshop on Dispute Resolution Machinery (Employment Law II). Students will be required to complete a dissertation by the end of each semester for which 10 credits will be applied to each. There will also be a two-hour end of year examination to which a further 10 credits will be applied. The examination, which is of two hours duration, will be held in May.

Comment

The syllabus is designed to provide participants with a detailed knowledge of all aspects of the law relating to employment both individual and collective.

Application date

Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date: September 2017.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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