Master's Degree in Labor Law Sagardoy

Specialized degree that is taken simultaneously with the Master's Degree in Legal Practice
Master's Degree in Labor Law

Master's Degree in Labor Law

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Graduate profile: - Lawyers who are experts in the application of labor law, personnel management, occupational risks, etc.
- Legal advisers in the management of staff and human resources.
- Consultants on legal issues of the protection of social rights, collective bargaining, labor disputes, etc.

Official Degree:Own Master's Degree in Labor Law

Center responsible:School of Law and International Relations

Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences

Openings available: 10

Total Credits:60 credits.
Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

Academic year in which it was implemented:2021 - 2022

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Specialize in Labor Law while you prepare to practice as a lawyer in Spain

Specialize in Labor Law with Nebrija University's own degree, in collaboration with Sagardoy Business & Law School, which delves into the impact of all regulatory and jurisprudential changes and the foreseeable reforms of the regulatory framework.

The teaching staff is made up of lawyers from Sagardoy, EY, BBVA, Ferrovial, members of the labor inspectorate and other prestigious lawyers from the administration, as well as from other law firms.

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The Master's Degree in Labor Law is offered as a complement to the Master's Degree in Legal Practice, in its face-to-face modality, to be chosen from among three other degrees in Tax Law, Regulatory Sector Law and International Business Law, which aim to promote the specialization of students by expanding their professional horizons.

The Master's Degree in Legal Practice is recognized throughout the European Higher Education Area and as enabling training for the purposes provided for in current Law 34/2006 of October 30 on access to the professions of Lawyer and Court Attorney.

The program has been designed with a marked practical approach, and in which important partnerships with the most important companies and legal firms in Spain stand out: BBVA, Deloitte, Sagardoy, Repsol, Iberia, Inditex, FCC, Acciona...

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You will learn from the best legal professionals in Spain

Program taken simultaneously with the Master's Degree in Legal Practice

The Master's Degree in Labor Law is combined with the Master's Degree in Legal Practice, in its face-to-face modality, allowing the student to obtain a double degree and acquire a high level of specialization, which will boost their access to leading international companies and firms in their activity sectors.

Professional internships

The program was designed with a marked practical approach and in which the important partnerships with the most important companies and law firms in Spain stand out: Sagardoy, EY, BBVA, Deloitte, Ceca Magán, Labe Abogados, Repsol, Iberia, Inditex, FCC, Acciona, etc...

Prestigious teaching staff

You will learn from the best. This master's degree has a teaching staff of international prestige, with professors such Martín Godino, managing partner of Sagardoy, and Alfonso Masoliver, general director of Audelco.


The student must take 60 credits

Module 1 6 ECTS The labor legal system

  • Contents:
    • Legal framework of labor relations and system of sources
    • Protection of fundamental rights in the employment relationship
    • Regulations and international organizations. Transnational models of labor relations
    • Community labor law, judicial jurisdiction and applicable law in labor disputes with international elements
    • Company organization and labor relations

Module 2 6 ECTS General framework of recruitment

  • Contents:
    • Subjects of the employment contract and types
    • Provision of labor without a contract and the hiring of work through other companies and productive outsourcing processes
    • Essential elements of the employment relationship and the use of self-employment in the company
    • Adjustments in the employment contract in view of the future of labor relations
    • Special work relationships. Senior management and executive directors

Module 3 9 ECTS Changes in the company, business restructuring and job termination

  • Contents:
    • Management power of the employer
    • The dimensions of remuneration: Labor and tax aspects
    • Labor agreements
    • Substantial modifications to working conditions
    • Internal transformation of the company and labor regulations
    • The termination of the employment contract, sanctioning regime and disciplinary power
    • Individual dismissal: new dimensions and problems

Module 4 6 ECTS Management of collective labor relations

  • Contents:
    • Freedom of association and representation of workers
    • Rights of information and consultation of workers' representatives
    • Management of union elections
    • Collective bargaining
    • New dimensions of labor disputes
    • Conflict resolution procedures
    • Right to strike and lockout

Module 5 6 ECTS Social protection and business

  • Contents:
    • Risk prevention: Company obligations and responsibilities
    • Occupational risks and their insurance
    • The legal relationship of Social Security
    • Current problems in terms of contribution and collection
    • Pension plans and funds
    • Early retirement plans

Module 6 3 ECTS Labor relations in the new work environment

  • Contents:
    • Practical problems of remote work: teleworking.
    • The regulation of international telework.
    • Time control.
    • The present of the labor market and future of employment. New ways of working.
    • The incidence of artificial intelligence and robotics in the labor market.
    • Business video surveillance, violation of workers' rights and digital evidence.
    • The reality of digital platforms and the European experience.
    • The elaboration of the equality plan.

Module 7 6 ECTS Transversal

  • Contents:
    • Interpersonal skills: negotiation, communication, argumentation, persuasive techniques, leadership
    • Test methods, development, research techniques
    • Strategic defense
    • Organization of the firm, structure, cycles, organizational areas, leadership roles, team management, time management

Internship 12 ECTS

  • 12 ECTS | Internship

Final Research Project 6 ECTS

  • 6 ECTS | Final Research Project

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Career Opportunities

The graduate in Master's Degree in Legal Practice + Master’s Degree in Labor Law – Sagardoy may exercise his/her professional activity (after fulfilling the legal requirements for it) in:

  • Law firms and companies with experience in labor / social / HR matters.
  • Internal/external consulting firms on public and/or private labor law.
  • Internal/external head of personnel management.
  • Development of teaching and research activities in public and private universities in relation to the management of labor matters, the labor market and labor and social protection policies.

Collaborating Companies

  • Acciona
  • Aldesa
  • BBVA
  • BBVA Next Technologies
  • BDO
  • Calidad Pascual
  • Carrefour
  • Caser
  • Ceca Magán
  • Cepsa
  • Codere
  • Daimler
  • Deloitte
  • DLA Piper
  • El Corte Inglés
  • EY
  • FCC
  • Ferrovial
  • Ferrovial Servicios
  • Freinexet
  • Grupo Antolín
  • Iberia
  • Ibermutuamur
  • Illy
  • Inditex
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • KPMG
  • Medtronic
  • Novo Banco
  • Orange
  • Repsol
  • RSM Spain
  • Sacyr
  • Sagardoy Abogados
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Santa Lucía
  • Securitas Direct
  • Segurcaixaadelas
  • Serrano Alberca & Conde
  • Telefónica
  • Tragsa
  • Valistiq
  • Vodafone


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