Employment Law

Module code: LW3230

Module co-ordinator: Dr Oxana Golynker

Module outline

This module examines the role of law in regulating the employment relationship. On the one hand, the rights of individuals are considered, such as the protection against discrimination or unfair dismissal. On the other, the collective rights of workers are explored, with particular reference to the role of trade unions. In both areas, special attention is given to the impact of EU law and human rights principles in transforming employment law.


  • 37 one-hour lectures
  • 12 one-hour seminars


  • Exam, 2 hours (plus 15 minutes reading time) (60%)
  • Essay, 2,500 words (40%)