Taught course

Employment Law and Practice

De Montfort University · Leicester De Montfort Law School

Entry requirements

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. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

Months of entry


Course content

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

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification and course duration


full time
15 months
distance learning
27 months


distance learning
15-27 months

Course contact details

Informa Professional Academy
+44 (0) 20 7017 7490