Taught course

Employment Law

University of Worcester · Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts

Entry requirements

Typical students entering onto the LLM in Employment Law will have a 2.2 honours undergraduate degree in Law, HR or a related discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Designed with practising legal and HR professionals in mind, this course allows you to develop specialist areas of expertise while gaining a full Masters qualification.

At Worcester you will engage in depth with the key aspects of UK Employment Law. You will gain a detailed and critical understanding of the main legislation and case law including current theoretical debates on how the law does and should operate.

The course has a practical, real world focus and includes an opportunity for you to engage with the use of the law in the University’s Legal Advice Centre.

To help you with your dissertation, you will receive expert guidance on a legal research topic of your choice from experienced legal academics and professionals.

As well as gaining a greater knowledge and understanding of Employment Law, you will be able to enhance and develop many transferable skills such as legal research, critical thinking and analysis, problem solving, academic writing, oral communication and networking.

You will be encouraged to discuss and share ideas and viewpoints with other students and your tutors and to debate what the law is and whether it needs reform.

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office