This is a career-enhancing course that equips graduates to enter legal and other work that involves employment issues. Designed for professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and organisations, the course is particularly suitable for lawyers, human resource (HR) professionals, company secretaries, owner-managers and those with HR responsibilities. •Informa This course is delivered in partnership with Informa Professional Academy, an organisation dedicated to working with leading academic bodies to provide high-calibre and well respected distance learning postgraduate courses •Develop your own personal pathway This course combines one core module with a diverse range of optional modules •Study at your own pace Enjoy flexible distance learning, with the option to exit at one of several points with a postgraduate award •Differentiate yourself in the job market Gain a competitive edge by increasing your knowledge of employment law •Boost your employability Improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market
Employment Law in Context in the UK and EU – the aim of this module is provide a concise overview of current employment law to underpin the optional modules. Lawyers approach the subject of employment law as a legal discipline but their expertise is enhanced if they have an appreciation of the wider context within which employment law fits. The manager also needs to obtain knowledge of employment law to be equip him or her for modern HR management.
You will also select elective modules which might include:
• Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Civil Liberties in the Workplace
• Collective Labour Law
• US Labour Law
• Equal Opportunities in the Workplace
• Health and Safety Law
• Individual Employment Law
• Negotiated Study
• People Management within Organisations
Dissertation You must also undertake a dissertation, providing an invaluable opportunity to work in depth on a particular aspect of the law. You will need to apply and enhance your technical knowledge and critical awareness in a subject of your choice. In order to obtain the LLM in Employment Law and Practice your dissertation must have an employment law theme.
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current
You should have a good honours degree, or overseas equivalent, or an appropriate professional qualification. some background knowledge of law is useful, but a degree in law is not essential. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 including 5.5 in each component or equivalent.
Recipient: De Montfort University
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