Employment Law module (LW31010)

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Employment Law


To provide you with a knowledge of Employment Law and a critical appreciation of the social, political, economic, and organisational issues raised and to enable you to apply employment law within its practical context.

Examples of content

Key topics:

  • the institutional framework of employment law
  • the contractual foundations of the employment relationship
  • unfair dismissals and wrongful dismissals
  • redundancy and reorganisations
  • equality in employment

Plus an issue of current importance, for instance:

  • stress at work/bullying and harassment
  • health and safety
  • the gig economy

SCQF credits

30 credits