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.
Who should apply?
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.
Vision and Values Statement
The programme equips students with a detailed knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the law relating to employment, both individual and collective. These are career-enhancing not just for practising lawyers but also for trade union and employer association official, personnel and human resources managers and industrial relations practitioners.
Graduates of the programme will enhance their competence in a wide range of profession and occupations, by adding relevant knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to employment law. The understanding of employment law acquired is relevant to their contribution as citizens in a wide range of areas.
Through small group teaching, activity based learning and simulations, students will develop a set of procedural, analytical and communication skills relevant to the practice of employment law (but also transferable to other contexts), on a foundation of understanding of its legal framework.
To these ends, the programme uses teaching, learning and assessment approaches such as small group teaching, academic writing and summative examination assessments.