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.
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.
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.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Critical & Creative Thinking||Introduction to Research|
|Information Technology Applications||Irish Legal System|
|Foundations of Irish Law||Contract Law 2|
|Contract Law 1||Law of Tort 2|
|Law of Tort 1||Legal Research|
|Semester 3||Semester 4|
|Criminal Law 1||Criminal Law 2|
|Constitutional Law 1||Constitutional Law 2|
|Land Law 1||Land Law 2|
|European Union Law 1||European Union Law 2|
|Labour Law 1||Labour Law 2|
|Semester 5||Semester 6|
|Company Law 1||Company Law 2|
|Equity and Trusts 1||Equity and Trusts 2|
|Jurisprudence 1||Jurisprudence 2|
|Criminal Evidence||Civil Evidence|
|*Electives are chosen from a selection of Law modules offered at the discretion of WIT|
2 subjects: H5
4 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O5/H7
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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.