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Welcome to the Department of Work and Employment Studies, one of four constituent Departments in the Kemmy Business School here at the University of Limerick. The Department comprises a team of leading academics working in the allied fields of human resource management, organisational behaviour, work psychology and employment relations. The department enjoys a reputation, nationally and internationally, for excellence in research and teaching and has close links with the CIPD.

Faculty in the Department of Work and Employment Studies, are leaders in their respective fields. They work collaboratively with a network of scholars from leading Business Schools around the world on several cutting edge research projects and have had significant success in attracting research funding from a wide range of public and private sources. They publish in prestigious international journals, hold a range of journal Editorial Board Memberships, host prestigious scientific conferences, and author leading textbooks and research compendiums.

The Department offers a suite of programmes at Certificate, Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels. In addition, the Department, working in conjunction with the Graduate Centre of Business, offers a comprehensive Doctoral Research Programme. Faculty are currently supervising some 20 doctoral students.

We invite you to explore our range of programmes, to dialogue with us on your professional development needs, and we look forward to offering you a first class learning experience with the Department of Work and Employment Studies at the Kemmy Business School.

Dr. Christine Cross
Head, Department of Work and Employment Studies