Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/law-20070/lists
To provide an overview of the law, introducing the key statutes and concepts that apply to contracts of employment.To explain and appraise developments in the law by reference to political and economic considerations.To develop an awareness of the interplay between common law, statute and policy in (and the impact of EU law on) employment law.
Intended Learning Outcomes
communicate an overview of key concepts relating to the rights and duties of employers, employees and trades unions: 2review domestic employment law in the wider context of EU work policies: 1analyse the law and policy surrounding contractual employment relationships: 2provide illustrations of legislators' attempts to express social policy through statute: 1
Lectures - 11 x 2 hour lectures (including revision session)Seminars - 6 x 1 hoursSeminar preparation 40 hoursEssay - 40 hoursResearch Poster - 20 hoursPrivate study - 22 hoursTotal = 150
1: Presentation weighted 40%
Description of Module Assessment
Poster PresentationStudents will develop a research poster from a defined list of options. They will be assessed on the level of research and
analysis in the poster. Poster is one page, maximum A2 size, with six references.2: Essay weighted 60%
Essay with a word limit of 2,000 words (excluding footnotes)A 2000 word max. essay analysing a problem scenario.