Industrial Relations

General information

  • 240 ECTS
  • 4 years
  • Labour Relations Degree addresses the world of industrial relations from a multidisciplinary point of view and provides the university studies to perform as Legal Executive specialised in labour and employment law, collective relations, social security law, health and safety and to provide legal representation in companies and before a court in such matters. On the one hand, the Degree is composed by subjects that analyse different aspects, including economic (e. g. Introduction to economics, Labour economics), company organizational (e. g. Human Resources Directorate) and sociological (e. g. Foundations of Sociology) dimension of the working context. On the other hand, Labour relations Degree is focused on the study of legal subjects such as Labour Law, Collective labour relations, Labour Procedure and Social Security Law.
  • Labour relations Degree offers many possibilities within the working context. In this sense, it is possible to say that the main career opportunities are:
    • Civil servant.
    • Employment agent.
    • Labour consultant.
    • Auditor of socio-occupational aspects.
    • Human resources manager or Human resources director.
    • Professor or researcher.
    • Trade union consultant or company consultant.
    Professional skills
    • It is expected that students acquire some professional skills during their university studies. In this sense, it is possible to talk about “generic-transversal competencies” and “specific competencies”.
    • Generic competencies refer to aspects such as using ICT, applying critical reasoning, or learning autonomously.
    • On the contrary, specific competencies have an impact on the student’s professional development. This includes, for example, to direct groups of people and to interpret data and socio-economic indicators related to labour market.

  • Prospective Labour relations Degree students are recommended to fit into the following profile:
    • A good command of English language. B1 would be recommended.
    • Appropriate speaking and writing skills.
    • Capacity of teamwork.
    • Ability to memorise concepts.
    • Capability to interact with people.
    • Interest in legal advisory.
    • A bias towards study of Social Sciences and Humanities.
    • Willingness to analyse social and cultural aspects.
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