Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Employment Law LLM

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.
Key features
  • Flexible delivery enabling you to study while you work and gain a Masters degree to boost your employability and professional career prospects
  • Allows you to gain practical experience in Employment Law at the University Legal Advice Centre
  • A key focus on the law in practice including detailed study of Employment Tribunals and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Taught by a combination of experienced practising lawyers including specialist employment lawyers and legal academics with guest speakers
  • Enables you to engage in in-depth research into areas of interest or current practice.
  • A voluntary guided visit to a local Employment Tribunal to see the law in action

Information for international students

Applicants for whom English is not their first language require IELTS 6.5 or above.

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
01905 855111