Equal Opportunities in the Workplace

Module code: LLMP 5262

Module description

The Equal Opportunities module covers the following topics:

  • Sources and Institutions of Employment Law, such as Employment Tribunals and ACAS
  • Discrimination - the different types of discrimination, enforcement and remedies
  • Equal Pay
  • Work-life balance and family leave rights

Contact hours per student per year

This is a distance learning module therefore much of the learning is undertaken using the handbook provided in the students own time. Only minimal contact time (plus email/telephone) support is provided. The module handbook contains self-assessment questions to reinforce learning outcomes.

  • Workshops: 3 hours


  • Essay 1 (4,000 words): 40%
  • Essay 2 (6,000 words): 60%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books