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LLM Employment Law and Practice (distance learning)

LLM Employment Law and Practice (distance learning)

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Distance without attendance | De Montfort University | 27 months | SEP-22

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

27 months

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Labour Law

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This course is designed to provide you with an in-depth knowledge of employment law as well as critical aspects of human resource (HR) management. You will develop a more comprehensive understanding of the laws that influence HR policies and practices within a business, in addition to an understanding of the context within which their advice is being sought, the potential impact such advice may have on a business and where business decisions may have to be made. In addition to studying core modules, you will be able to choose from a wide variety of optional, insightful modules, enabling you to tailor your studies and specialise in your chosen area of interest.

This course is suitable for professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and organisations, who are seeking to expand their understanding of this field, develop specialist areas of expertise and enhance their career prospects. This career development course allows graduates to pursue a wide variety of roles in legal work, human resources and within organisations and sectors that face employment issues.

Key features

  • 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

Teaching and assessment

The LLM is studied by distance learning and is fully assessed by coursework and a dissertation. The distance learning mode involves optional attendance at Leicester De Montfort Law School, for a maximum of ten Saturday study days during the period of study. The course is structured in a way that allows you to exit at one of several points, if desired, each with a postgraduate award.

Graduate careers

This course equips you to enter legal and other work relating to employment issues.

Modules

You must also undertake a dissertation, providing an invaluable opportunity to work in depth on a particular aspect of the law. You will need to apply and enhance your technical knowledge and critical awareness in a subject of your choice. In order to obtain the LLM in Employment Law and Practice your dissertation must have an employment law theme.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£8,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (overall cost)

£8,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an appropriate professional qualification. Some background knowledge of law is useful , but a degree in law is not essential.

University information

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching and specialist facilities. Based in the centre of the bustling and multicultural city of Leicester, located in the heart of England, our campus blends the historical and the new and has provided an inspiring place to study for more than 150 years. Studying a postgraduate course allows you to go further in your knowledge and your career. You can...more