Employment Law and Practice at London Metropolitan University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study this course? This Advanced Diploma in Professional Development in Employment Law and Practice is an executive-level course that provides a University Diploma. It is delivered in London via weekend and evening study and supported by distance learning. The diploma is specifically designed for those at middle management in the human resources (HR) industry who are involved in employment law and practice in the UK or international markets. You'll develop your understanding of employment law and practice through engaging employment law projects. More about this course This course addresses key issues in the field of employment law and practice, including an understanding of the legal framework relating to employee relations and human resource management and will enable you to confidently handle and analyse legal materials. The course will see you to analyse developments in employment law, including EC law, and be able to identify appropriate sources to enable them to keep abreast of developments; identify problems and issues which arise in employee relations and human resource management, and apply the legal principles to those situations and advise on appropriate legal action to be taken in the workplace. The course is delivered by experts in the field of employment law and will enhance your practical work experience and career prospects through the requirement to engage in the production of an employment law work-based project proposal. This presents an extremely valuable opportunity to engage in real-world practical research, framed by academic thinking, thus developing your competencies in a business environment. This course also offers the opportunity to engage with an Employment Tribunal site visit and experts from the employment law field who will be involved in class-based delivery of teaching and learning.


The course comprises two 20 credit modules set at level 7. The modules include: Employment Law and Practice, and Developing a Project Proposal for Employment Law.

Assessment method

You will be assessed through coursework and a project proposal.

Entry requirements

You will be required to have a good bachelor’s degree (2:2) in any subject/a three-year diploma in business or creative industries, and work experience in the HR industry or a related field equivalent to experienced middle management. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £920 Module
International £920 Module
EU £920 Module
England £920 Module
Northern Ireland £920 Module
Scotland £920 Module
Wales £920 Module
Channel Islands £920 Module

Additional fee information

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees. Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.
Employment Law and Practice at London Metropolitan University - UCAS