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Ulster University: Law - Employment Law and Practice

Institution Ulster University
Department School of Law
Telephone +44 (0)28 9036 6309
Study type Taught


The School of Law in conjunction with Legal Island and the Labour Relations Agency (LRA) have created this postgraduate programme in Employment Law and Practice to:

  • Develop an understanding of the core concepts of employment law and how they relate to practice

  • Gain the skills and processes required to qualify them to practice in the employment law field as HR professionals/

  • lawyers/advisors

  • Develop the ability to reflect critically and learn from their practice

  • Gain an understanding of regional, national and international models of practice

The course includes lectures from employment law expert practitioners, on-site visits and role play exercises with LRA staff and a mock Case Management Discussion adjudicated by the President of Industrial Tribunals and the Fair Employment Tribunal (TBC on an annual basis).

Professional Recognition - Successful completion of the Mediation module at LLM level may lead to an OCN accreditation in Mediation.

IMPORTANT: A number of courses will be transitioning to the Belfast Campus. The new campus is on schedule to open its doors and welcome students from September 2021. With the impact of COVID-19 prevailing into 2021, the University is working closely with contractors to mitigate any impact of the pandemic on the opening date.


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