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.
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 analyse developments in employment law, including EC law, and enable you to identify appropriate sources to keep abreast of developments. You’ll gain skills in identifying problems and issues which arise in employee relations and human resource management and applying 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 as you 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.
Any university-level qualifications or relevant experience you gain prior to starting university could count towards your course.
The modules listed below are for the academic year 2022/23 and represent the course modules at this time. Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.
Employment Law and Practice (core, 20 credits)
Employment Law and Practice: Advanced Project (core, 20 credits)
This course is aimed at middle management professionals and technical specialists who are already working in the human resources industry who have an interest in employment law.