University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Employment Law

The programme covers the legal basis of employment relations; students study the United Kingdom and European union legislation and case law in the employment sphere; students analyse the scope and limitation of the law in relation to combating discrimination; applicants study the legal regulations of termination of employment, including individual dispute resolution; the course covers collective labour relations, the role of collective bargaining and employee participation in the workplace and the provision of a legal framework within which these activities may take place; students study the effect of human rights and international labour law on the employment relationship.

Entry requirements

Normally either a 1st or good 2nd Class Honours degree (preferably 2.1) or an equivalent professional qualification coupled with appropriate practical experience.

Course modules

Modules include: contemporary employment relations; equality at work; termination of employment and individual dispute resolution. 3 optional modules: trade union law; regulation of industrial conflict; worker participation; international and European labour law; employment law and human rights. Plus a dissertation of 12,000 to 15,000 words on an approved topic.

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed by written coursework.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,180 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,180 per Whole course (England) 2 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,180 per Whole course (International) 2 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,180 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,180 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 GBP 8,180 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,725 per Whole course (International) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,725 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,725 per Whole course (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,725 per Whole course (Wales) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,725 per Whole course (EU) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,725 per Whole course (England) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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Key information

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Course Administrator
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0116 252 3454