Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3169: Equality and Diversity at Work

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level 6
Credits 15 ECTS Value 7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (12 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Greta Bosch (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

Understanding equality and diversity are essential for a successful workplace. Companies are required to ensure expectations of equality are always met in the workplace.

This module is designed for Law, Psychology and Business students and intends to provide a perspective on equality and diversity that incorporates insights about the legal framework, the business environment, and the psychological dimension. You will build on your knowledge acquired in your discipline specific subjects so far, broadening your knowledge to include an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and tackling real life issues of equality and diversity. You will cover a range of equality issues and explore how and why problems arise, how these should be managed, and how you apply your broader critical perspective to enhance equality and achieve diversity. In this module you will focus on key equality themes and will give you the opportunity to engage with current critical arguments at the juncture between law, psychology and business.

Module created

18/11/2016

Last revised

17/01/2020