Kingston University London

Course Introduction

The course provides students with the opportunity to acquire a detailed knowledge and understanding of the legal rules relating to employment. Students gain a critical understanding of the role of social, political and economic policy in the formulation of modern labour laws, both in the UK and with reference to international labour standards.

Course Modules

Modules include: Alternative dispute resolution; individual employment law; labour law in the global economy; termination of employment; dissertation; legal research theory and methodology. Optional modules: advocacy; arbitration; civil liberties and human rights; civil procedure; company law; comparative immigration law; EU competition law; environmental law and regulation; european union environmental law; EU immigration law; evidence and arbitral awards; family mediation; insolvency law; international economic law; international environmental law and sustainability; international law and economic development; international sale of goods and e'commerce; law of international trade; legal aspects of business finance; migration theory, policy and legal practice; refugee law and forced migration; the single European market; UK immigration law.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree in law usually a 2.2 degree or above; or a joint Honours degree 2.2 or above where the major component is in law e.g. accounting and law or combined studies; or a graduate diploma in law (CPE); or legal practice course or bar vocational course; a qualification as a solicitor or barrister; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 with a minimum score of 5.5 in reading, listening, speaking and writing.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £8,200  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £6,875  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees