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Law, Policing & Investigation

Introduction to Employment Law*


Course overview

Employment law consists of a series of statutory provisions and common law principles concerned with the regulation of the employment relationship. Would you like to know your rights as an employee? This course introduces you to employment law by examining specific topics. You cover discrimination, unfair dismissal and trade unions.

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Course details

What you study

Indicative content

The employment contract
Employment rights and protection
Mechanisms for enforcing rights


Entry requirements



2020 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Enrolment date: To be announced May 2020