A specialized LL.M. degree enables attorneys to intensify or change their expertise in a particular area of law. Have a special concentration in a particular area can open new opportunities.
Expertise in Employment Law will enhance the career prospects of those wishing to practice law or work in a field related to employment and labor relations. LLM in Employment Law graduates enter into the workforce as consultants, advisers, litigators and leaders in corporations, businesses, government agencies, NGOs, labor unions and other organizations.
Online LLM Degree in Employment Law
The Professional LLM in Labour Relations and Employment Law gives students the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the theory, policies, and principles that underlie labour and employment law. Students will develop the skills to consider, at an advanced level, the social, economic and political forces shaping this dynamic field today. [+]
Osgoode's two-year, part-time Professional LLM in Labour Relations and Employment Law gives students the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the theory, policies, and principles that underlie labour and employment law. Students will develop the skills to consider, at an advanced level, the social, economic and political forces shaping this dynamic field today.Who is the Specialization for?
Law graduates with legal work experience in the labour and employment field.
Professionals without a law degree who have excellent academic credentials and significant and senior-related professional experience.Specialization Structure
Designed to meet the needs of working professionals located across Canada and abroad, Labour Relations and Employment Law courses are available via video conferencing and are structured as either weekly evening sessions or 3-day intensives. The Labour Relations and Employment Law specialization is a cohort-based specialization where courses progressively build upon one another. New students are only accepted into the specialization once every three years – the next specialization start is Fall 2018. Students can complete their degree requirements exclusively through coursework or through a combination of coursework and a Major Research Paper.... [-]
The programme enables students to specialize in subjects related to employment law, equipping them with comprehensive knowledge of the legal processes governing employment relationships and statutory rights in the UK, through the systematic and critical understanding of legal frameworks regulating employment contracts, recruitment, dismissal and discrimination in the workplace. [+]
You will deepen and broaden your knowledge of the law as an academic subject; acquiring a systematic understanding of legal processes, methods, and concepts, of the social and political context in which legal processes take place and of appropriate theoretical conceptions of law.
By maximising your academic potential and refining your problem-solving skills in a transnational context through the acquisition of a systematic and critical understanding of complex legal, economic, cultural, ethical and political issues informing employment relationships and anti-discrimination regulations in the United Kingdom and Europe you will enhance your professional development and horizons.... [-]