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Code
WD140
Cao points
280 - 508
Level
8
Campus
College Street
Duration
3 years
Credits
180 ECTS
Study Abroad
Yes
International Applications
Accepted
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What is the LLB Bachelor of Laws course?Law Finalist

The LLB Bachelor of Laws is a three year course of study. It is designed to provide a broad education that equips students with general knowledge, general transferable skills, legal knowledge and legal skills that can be applied in a range of sectors. This Course is accredited by the Board of the Honourable Society of King's Inns.

Special Feature of the Course

In addition to the study of the core law pathway, it is possible for students to develop a specialist legal knowledge within their course through the study of chosen law option modules.

Nolan, Farrell and Goff Merit Prize

Students on this programme are eligible for the Nolan, Farrell and Goff Merit Prize. This prize is awarded annually to the student achieving the highest result in Property Law on either the BA in Legal Studies or the LLB Bachelor of Laws.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Critical & Creative ThinkingIntroduction to Research
Information Technology ApplicationsIrish Legal System
Foundations of Irish LawContract Law 2
Contract Law 1Law of Tort 2
Law of Tort 1Legal Research
*Elective*Elective
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Criminal Law 1Criminal Law 2
Constitutional Law 1Constitutional Law 2
Land Law 1Land Law 2
European Union Law 1European Union Law 2
Labour Law 1Labour Law 2
*Elective*Elective
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Company Law 1Company Law 2
Equity and Trusts 1Equity and Trusts 2
Jurisprudence 1Jurisprudence 2
Criminal EvidenceCivil Evidence
*ElectiveAdmininstrative Law
*Elective*Elective
*Electives are chosen from a selection of Law modules offered at the discretion of WIT

Leaving Cert: Minimum entry requirements for LLB Bachelor of Law (Hons)

2 subjects: H5
4 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O5/H7
Mathematics: O6/H7

 

Advanced and Equivalent Entry for LLB Bachelor of Law (Hons):

 

Graduates of the LLB Bachelor of Laws may find work in the following areas:

  • Solicitor

  • Barrister

  • Lecturing

  • Journalism

  • Broadcasting

  • Writing

  • Politics

  • Business

  • An Garda Síochána

  • Insurance

  • Banking


Follow on Study for LLB Bachelor of Law (Hons) graduates

As well as the wide career choice available the graduate will be well placed to pursue further legal study including seeking entrance to and completing the professional courses offered at King’s Inns and the Law Society of Ireland.

Graduates can progress on to the Masters of Law (LLM) course at WIT

Completion of the course will also enable students to undertake taught Masters programmes or Masters degrees by Research at WIT or other third-level Colleges.

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Ms. Grainne Callanan
Lecturer in Company and Insolvency Law
Tel: 51302265 [email protected]

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