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MSc. Labour and Employment Relations

About the Programme

The MSc. Labour and Employment Relations degree is geared towards shaping the workplace of the future. Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business and Management Inc. has specifically designed this programme to build upon and advance the participants’ knowledge and practical experience. It examines the relations between management and workers and offers strategic responses which can inform and lend positive support to public or private sector decision making systems, with regard to national, regional and international forces which impact or have implications for employment policy, industrial/labour relations and labour legislation.


The MSc. Labour and Employment Relations can be competed in 12 months of full-time study. Candidates have a maximum of 24 months to complete all programme requirements.


Programme Delivery Modality

  • Fully online

Programme Structure

Students are required to gain 39 credits through successful completion of 8 compulsory courses (3 credits each), 2 elective courses, and a practicum or a research paper (9 credits). All courses are taught through our online platform.

Core Courses

  • HRNM 6109 Compensation Management
  • LAER 6000 Labour History
  • LAER 6001 Employment Relations in a Global Environment
  • LAER 6002 Caribbean and International Labour Law
  • LAER 6003 Collective Bargaining and Disputes Resolution
  • LAER 6007 Occupational Safety, Health and the Environment
  • LAER 6008 Labour Economics
  • MGMT 6901 Research Methods For Business and Social Sciences
  • LAER 6900 Research Paper OR
  • LAER 6990 Practicum

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include: 

  • Human Resources Manager/Director
  • Trade Union Official
  • Labour Relations Manager
  • Executive Director 
  • Labour Relations Specialist/Officer

Entry Requirements

All entry requirements for the MSc. Labour and Employment Relations can be found here Admission & Fees

Programme Cost

USD $15,000.00

Programme Coordinator

Professor Justin Robinson