Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3026: Employment Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

It is envisaged that the syllabus will include the following topics in the following order although precise content and order may vary.

1. Introduction to employment law; judicial and administrative structure, sources and materials

2. The contract of employment

3. Termination of contract

4. Unfair dismissal

5. Discrimination law

6. Other employment rights

7. Collective bargaining and trade union recognition

8. Industrial conflict

9.Trade union law

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled learning and teaching activities4623 x 2 hour Lectures
Scheduled learning and teaching activities96 x 1.5 hour Workshops
Guided independent study120Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided independent study35Workshop preparation
Guided independent study80Assessment preparation
Guided independent study10Formative Assessment

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/