Kingston University

Kingston University

Employment Law

The course provides students with the opportunity to acquire a detailed knowledge and understanding of the legal rules relating to employment. Students gain a critical understanding of the role of social, political and economic policy in the formulation of modern labour laws, both in the UK and with reference to international labour standards.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in law usually a 2.2 degree or above; or a joint Honours degree 2.2 or above where the major component is in law e.g. accounting and law or combined studies; or a graduate diploma in law (CPE); or legal practice course or bar vocational course; a qualification as a solicitor or barrister; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 with a minimum score of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing.

Course modules

Modules include: Alternative dispute resolution; individual employment law; labour law in the global economy; termination of employment; dissertation; legal research theory and methodology. Optional modules: advocacy; arbitration; civil liberties and human rights; civil procedure; company law; comparative immigration law; EU competition law; environmental law and regulation; european union environmental law; EU immigration law; evidence and arbitral awards; family mediation; insolvency law; international economic law; international environmental law and sustainability; international law and economic development; international sale of goods and e-commerce; law of international trade; legal aspects of business finance; migration theory, policy and legal practice; refugee law and forced migration; the single European market; UK immigration law.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written coursework; examinations; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,875 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

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