• Application Deadline
  • 27 months
    Duration
This Employment Law and Practice course at De Montfort University gives the student not only an in-depth study of Employment Law but also critical aspects of human resource management. This means that the HR professional gains a comprehensive knowledge of the law which influences HR policies and practices within a business, indeed their own workplace.

Overview

The Employment Law and Practice course at De Montfort University will enable you to:

  • Analyse, interpret and apply employment law in practice
  • Gain a competitive advantage in difficult market conditions - increase your skills at this crucial time
  • Achieve a recognised UK university qualification while combining full-time employment with study
  • Learn from key industry practitioners and academics and benefit directly from their insight and invaluable commentary
  • Apply your learning and new skills to your work immediately and help further your career
  • Tailor the programme to your needs by studying your own unique combination of modules from this and other De Montfort LLM programmes.
  • Study at a faster pace – follow the ‘accelerated route’ and complete the LLM in 15 months

In light of the outcome of the recent EU Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union we wanted to reassure you that DMU remains as committed as ever to academic excellence as well as welcoming students from all countries, whether from Europe or the wider world.

De Montfort’s flexible programmes will ensure that when changes happen you'll be in a position to understand and act on them immediately.

The Accelerated Route

Students can undertake to do the course following the Accelerated Route and complete their LLM in 15 months. 

This is a very intensive but rewarding route and successful students will graduate with their LLM at the end of 15 months. Accelerated Route students are supported through the allocation of a special director of studies who will provide additional support and advice during their studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Individual Employment Law
  • Health and Safety Law
  • People Management within Organisations
  • Equal Opportunities in the Workplace
  • Civil Liberties in the Workplace
  • Collective Labour Law
  • US Labour Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Aspects of Discrimination in Business

Audience

The course has been designed for professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and organisations and is particularly suited to:

  • Lawyers
  • Solicitors
  • HR professionals
  • Company secretaries
  • Owner managers
  • Those with HR responsibilities

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 27 months
    • Duration description

      27 months or 15 month accelerated route

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The standard entry requirements for the programme are either a degree in law or another discipline from a UK university or a relevant professional qualification or an equivalent international qualification which indicates an ability to study at the postgraduate level. Whilst some background knowledge of law is useful, a degree in law is not essential.
  • Your degree should be a minimum of second class, with honours, and above, or the overseas equivalent.
  • If you do not possess the academic requirements, but do have some work experience in the field you are interested in studying, please contact us for details.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3864 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 27 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3864 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 27 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • LLM - £8,700
  • Accelerated LLM - £9,000
  • Postgraduate Diploma - £6,300
  • Postgraduate Certificate - £3,500

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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