Taught course

Law - Employment Law and Practice

Institution
Ulster University · School of Law
Qualifications
LLMPGCert

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Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a 2:2 degree in law or human resource management, or a degree with
significant law content or a non law degree or non human resource degree but with
appropriate work experience or equivalent or demonstrate their ability to undertake the
course through the accreditation or prior experiential learning.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The overall aim of this course is to promote, skill and research in the field of employment law.

On successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the core concepts of employment law and how they relate to practice
  • Learn the skills and processes required to qualify them to practice in the employment law field as HR professionals/lawyers
  • Develop the ability to reflect critically on and learn from their practice
  • Understand and apply context specific employment law research and theory to specific contexts and occupational sectors such as Human Resources and legal practice
  • Develop advanced employment law practice skills appropriate to specific contexts and occupational sectors Examine critically the legal and contextual basis of employment law and practice
  • Develop an understanding of regional, national and international models of practice in the employment law arena
  • Give employment lawyers and Human Resource professionals the opportunity to interact with each other to develop insights into practice beyond their own agencies

Information for international students

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Esther McGuinness
Email
ep.mcguinness@ulster.ac.uk