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Code
WD013
Cao points
177 - 589
Level
6
Campus
College Street
Duration
2 years
Credits
120 ECTS
Study Abroad
Yes
International Applications
Accepted
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Why Study Law?Law Finalist

The study of law provides students with an education that is relevant to a wide range of employment opportunities because law regulates all aspects of life. Legal studies are not just for students who want to become solicitors or barristers.

Why the Higher Certificate in Arts in Legal Studies course may suit your needs?

This is a two year course that provides students with a foundational knowledge of a broad range of legal subjects and various legal and business related skills that can be utilised in a wide range of employment settings. The course may also suit students who do not have a specific career in mind because whatever career or educational path a student may ultimately pursue, law is relevant to all careers and industries.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Communications 1Communications 2
Computer & Office Skills 1Computer & Office Skills 2
Exploring the Irish Legal System 1Exploring the Irish Legal System 2
Contract & Labour Law 1Contract & Labour Law 2
Introduction to CrimeIntroduction to Tort
Aspects of Company & Commercial Law 1Aspects of Company & Commercial Law 2
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
LitigationLitigation and Evidence
Legal Accounts 1 Legal Accounts 2
Applied Communications 1 Applied Communications 2
ConveyancingConveyancing and Planning
Introduction to Land Law & Equity 1 Introduction to Land Law & Equity 2
Family Law 1 Family Law 2

Leaving Cert: Minimum entry requirements for the Higher Certificate in Arts and Legal Studies 

5 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7
Mathematics: O6/H7

 

Advanced and Equivalent Entry for the Higher Certificate in Arts and Legal Studies:

 

Higher Certificate in Arts Legal Studies Career Opportunities

  • Solicitors’ Offices

  • An Garda Síochána

  • Civil Service

  • Banks & Building Societies

  • Insurance Companies and other regulated industries


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Dr. Ella O’Sullivan
Lecturer in Law
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