You will deepen and broaden your knowledge of the law as an academic subject; acquiring a systematic understanding of legal processes, methods, and concepts, of the social and political context in which legal processes take place and of appropriate theoretical conceptions of law.
By maximising your academic potential and refining your problem-solving skills in a transnational context through the acquisition of a systematic and critical understanding of complex legal, economic, cultural, ethical and political issues informing employment relationships and anti-discrimination regulations in the United Kingdom and Europe you will enhance your professional development and horizons.
The research and writing skills you gain will be transferable to a variety of professional sectors, including the legal profession, policymaking, corporate sector, governmental bodies or academia.
Why study LLM Employment Law at Middlesex University?
Middlesex University School of Law is home to a number of internationally respected experts in the field of employment law, among Dr Erica Howard, who is a widely published expert inequality and discrimination law, Associate Lecturer in Law Lauren Kierans, who specialises in the area of whistleblowing law and is the founder of the Irish Whistleblowing Law Society, and Professor David Lewis, the Convener of the International Whistleblowing Research Network.
Professor Lewis also heads up the Whistleblowing Research Unit at Middlesex, which carries out groundbreaking research in this field such as the 2015 Francis Review of whistleblowing in the NHS.
This programme is built on staff experience of teaching employment law at postgraduate level for more than 40 years
The subject is taught in a very practical way which emphasizes that employment law provides a framework for human resources management and thus needs to offer solutions that are acceptable to employers, workers, and their representatives
- Learn from tutors who are leading groundbreaking research projects affecting policy changes in major organizations including the NHS.
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