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Employment law and practice (6 points)


Leader: Dr Guy Powles

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: This subject is concerned with the rights and obligations of parties to employment contracts. The skills which will be developed are those relating to legal research and analysis, awareness and use of learning strategies, oral and written communication and negotiation and mediation. The values to be addressed relate to the recognition and resolution of ethical conflicts and awareness of personal values.

Assessment: Regular feedback will be provided to students on written exercises and oral presentation such as letter of advice to client and presentation of application for unfair dismissal. Two written assessments: 50% each. Competence will be assessed according to the grades of "Merit", "Pass" or "Fail".

Contact Hours: Intensive - 42 hours per week for 2 weeks

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