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Wolverhampton Law School

Law and Human Resource Management

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

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 Part-time, Full-time
  • Course Length Part-time (2 years), Full-time (12 months)
  • 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 £6250 per year 2019-20
Home/EU Full-time £6400 per year 2020-21
Home/EU Part-time £3125 per year 2019-20
Home/EU Part-time £3200 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £13000 per year 2019-20
International Full-time £13350 per year 2020-21

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years 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

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.ukwww.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. 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.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

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 at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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