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Short about study course

Department: Faculty of Law
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Kitija Bite
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Juridical Science
Language:Latvian
Study course description
Branch of science:Law; Civil Rights
Study course description

Objective

Acquire the knowledge and competence of a qualified lawyer with respect to employment legal relations that could be used in public administration and/or the private sector.

Prerequisites

General knowledge of law, basics of civil law.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

During the study course, students will acquire knowledge about:
• theoretical guidelines in the field of labour law;
• the system and subjects of labour law;
• the key stages of labour law (establishment of employment legal relations, obligations of employee and employer, organization of work, and termination of employment legal relations);
• work remuneration issues for public and private sector employees, ways and possibilities of resolving disputes, and the nature of social dialogue.

Skills

During the study course, students will acquire the following skills:
• to systematise and analyse legal texts;
• to analyse theoretical literature and case law independently;
• to carry out comparative research in case of various labour law issues;
• to independently evaluate the various cases in labour law practice and provide a legal assessment thereof.

Competence

During the study course, students will acquire the following competence:
• understanding of laws and regulations in the field of labour law;
• use of methods of interpretation of legal norms;
• selection and assessment of scientifically credible sources;
• studying and analysing court judgements.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Law Science1Master’sRequiredDace Tarasova
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Law Science3Master’sRequired