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Wolverhampton Law School

Law and Human Resource Management

LLM Full-time 12 months, Part-time 2 years

This course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in the areas of law and human resource management to enable you to enhance your employability within the legal and business sectors.

This course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in the areas of law and human resource management to enable you to enhance your employability within the legal and business sectors.

  • Institute Code W75
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  • Start Date(s) 21 September 2020
  • Award LLM
  • Study Mode Full-time, Part-time
  • Course Length Full-time (12 months), Part-time (2 years)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School Wolverhampton Law School

Why choose this course?

This course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in the areas of law and human resource management to enable you to enhance your employability within the legal and business sectors.  This qualification will be relevant to both national and international environments given the unique design of our programme.  The course is intellectually stimulating and upon completion you will have the skills, knowledge and understanding to apply to real work situations in human resource management, business, commercial or legal sectors. 

The course adopts an interdisciplinary approach that will help you to develop your own understanding of complex and challenging business environments. The course programme is designed to provide you with legal and management knowledge and skills; including coverage on how organisations respond to changing environments, both nationally and internationally, also skills employed by leaders and managers to manage change.  Skills development includes interpretation and analysis of quantitative data and numerical information for analytical and management purposes. In relation to the dissertation, you will be expected to undertake this in an area of legal studies or legal aspects of human resources.

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

  1. Demonstrate a systematic understanding of knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems in the area of Law and Human Resource Management, as well as a conceptual understanding that enables you:
    • to evaluate critically current research and advanced scholarship in the subject disciplines; and
    • to evaluate methodologies and develop critiques of them and, where appropriate, to propose new hypotheses.
  2. Demonstrate a critical understanding of contemporary issues in law and /or human resource management.
  3. Critically evaluate the impact of Law and Human Resource Management principles and issues for national and international business.
  4. Exercise advanced analytical, critical, numerical and communication skills and to be able to share knowledge.
  5. Demonstrate originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in the discipline.
  6. Demonstrate an enhanced ability to research, critically review appropriate or relevant source materials and present knowledge and understanding through a postgraduate dissertation.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £6400 per year 2020-21
Home/EU Part-time £3200 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £13350 per year 2020-21

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

A 2:2 or above honours degree in law, human resource management, business or other relevant academic degree or joint law programmes, such as Human Resource Management and Law or Business and Law or other joint law subjects.

Non-standard applicants, without the above qualifications but have significant experience in the appropriate subject areas, may be accepted on the course if it is considered they will be  able to cope with the rigours of the programme. Students may be required to attend an interview. 

International applicants should refer to the following link: Language entry requirements

Postgraduate Loan (UK or EU national):

You may be able to get a postgraduate student loan from Student Finance England of up to £11,222 to help pay for a Master’s degree. Applications are made through Student Finance England and more information on the regulations and eligibility criteria can be found at gov.uk or here

* Any RPL will invalidate your eligibility as you must study a minimum of 180 credits

EU students applying for the 2020/21 academic year:

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students will continue to be eligible for 'home fee status' for entry in September 2020, and will continue to have access to financial support available via student loans for the duration of their course. For more information take a look at the gov.uk website.


Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:

You can get 20% discount on a taught postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.

The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.

There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.

The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.


Self-funded:

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found by clicking here.


Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Charitable Funding:

You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.


You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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