LLM in Employment, Work and Equality University of Bristol Law School
At a critical time for workers’ rights around the world, our LLM in Employment, Work and Equality Law offers you an opportunity to develop a deep understanding of relationships between law, regulation, policy and practice – and graduate to meet the growing demand for specialist lawyers with the knowledge and skills in this important field.
The LLM in Employment, Work and Equality has been well received by trade unions and NGOs as a distinctive programme that offers more than traditional courses in employment law. It provides an in-depth, intensive study of wide-ranging issues analysing domestic and international law, the role of human rights in regulating the labour market, the representative scope of trade unions, treatment of migrants at work and equality more generally.
Choosing our LLM in Employment, Work and Equality means you will be challenged and inspired by world-leading labour lawyers dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking around employment, work and equality law – with those teaching the course belonging to the Law School’s Centre for Law at Work.
The intellectually demanding, the research-rich curriculum they deliver makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills and empowered to pursue top-flight careers in a variety of sectors.
University of Bristol LLM students have gone on to work with international law firms, in leading employment sets, as barristers in chambers or are involved in policy-making through trade unions, employers’ organisations and NGOs. Find out how you can do more with the law at the University of Bristol Law School.
Ranked #3 in the UK for legal research excellence (REF 2021)
We have a large and vibrant international community and University of Bristol LLM students benefit from small class sizes. Our exciting range of optional units reflects the expertise of our globally renowned academics and an opportunity to further specialise your degree.
You will take four units (120 credit points overall, 30 credit points each) and a compulsory dissertation (60 credit points). You have the option of taking three specialist units from the LLM in Employment Work and Equality programme and one unit from any of our other LLMs.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our LLM in Employment, Work and Equality.
Scholarships and Funding
Funding for 2023/24
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study.
Funding for 2023/24
Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the University of Bristol Law School funding web page, including information about the Law School’s Think Big about Global Justice Scholarships, open to international postgraduate students.
Graduating from a world-leading law school* will open doors for careers in a variety of sectors. The content and approach to teaching in this programme will develop and deepen your understanding of employment law, whilst building many transferable skills. This LLM can provide a springboard into a diverse range of careers - or boost the prospects for those already working in related fields.
This LLM will be of interest to recent graduates in law, policy, politics, sociology, human resource management and other cognate fields, or as a solid first step towards a research career.
Please visit our Careers and Employability web page for more information about the support and opportunities we provide during your studies.
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