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Undergraduate Course: Employment law (LAWS08120)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Law CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe role of employment law, identification of the contract of employment, formation and content of the contract of employment, common law termination, key statutory rights such as unfair dismissal.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Contract and Unjustified Enrichment (LAWS08127)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesStudents must also have taken Contract and Unjustified Enrichment (LAWS08127) or equivalent
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  50
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 22, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 167 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 100 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 100% examination
Feedback Not entered
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)2:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)2:00
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, students will have acquired:
An understanding of key concepts in employment law
Knowledge of general principles and key rules in employment law
Ability to analyse factual situations and apply relevant rules to them
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information tutorial attendance is required
KeywordsEmployment Law Ord
Contacts
Course organiserMr David Cabrelli
Tel: (0131 6)50 2068
Email: david.cabrelli@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Ryan McGuire
Tel: (0131 6)50 2386
Email: Ryan.Mcguire@ed.ac.uk
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