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Undergraduate Course: Labour Law (LAWS10073)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Law CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) Credits40
Home subject areaLaw Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe contract of employment and the employment relationship; contractual terms (including their interpretation and alteration); wages regulation; termination of employment (including unfair dismissal and redundancy); sex and race discrimination legislation; trade unions and collective bargaining; industrial conflict (including the right to strike and the legal regulation of industrial action); trade union democracy and trade union members' rights.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?No
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Full Year, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  25
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Class Delivery Information First seminar held on Thursday 19th September 2013 at 1410 - 1600 in Room 6.11 David Hume Tower.
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 38, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 351 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 67 %, Coursework 33 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)3:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Aims of the Course

To provide an in-depth study of selected aspects of Labour Law in the UK and to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the theory, concepts and rules of UK Labour Law in their socio-economic, institutional and historical frameworks.

Learning objectives
A detailed knowledge and understanding of important aspects of UK Labour Law;
Experience in critical analysis of issues and oral and written communication of the results of the analysis;
Experience in working on your own, research and reading and understanding texts on the subject.
Assessment Information
Essay and exam
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr David Cabrelli
Tel: (0131 6)50 2068
Email: david.cabrelli@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Heather Haig
Tel: (0131 6)50 2053
Email: Heather.Haig@ed.ac.uk
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