Law

This course has been designed to allow students the opportunity to choose from a wide range of subjects. You will study alongside Masters (LLM) Students and may consider continuing to study the LLM, subject to meeting LLM entry requirements.

Law graduates, or those with a professional legal qualification, can now study LLM courses one at a time (as part of our Professional certificate or Professional Diploma in the case of more than one module), in a flexible manner.

Law graduates, or those with a professional legal qualification, can now study LLM courses one at a time (as part of our Professional certificate or Professional Diploma in the case of more than one module), in a flexible manner.

You can:
Study individual graduate-level modules
Accumulate credits over a prolonged period of time leading to a certificate, diploma or master’s degree

Subjects taught

Advanced Issues in European Competition Law LAW40360
Law and Governance of the EU LAW41040
Data Protection and Privacy: National and International Perspectives LAW41270

Entry requirements

Applications are accepted from:
-Practising barristers or solicitors
-Barristers or solicitors actively engaged in legally connected employment,
-Graduates holding an approved university degree or law-based interdisciplinary university degree,
-Persons with other academic and/or professional qualifications and/or such experiences as would satisfy the School that they are able to participate on this course.

Applicants should take careful note of the following:
-The personal statement is an important component of the application. It should contain information demonstrating your capability to undertake the course successfully. Thus, you should detail your relevant professional and practical experience.
-Applicants must nominate two academic referees unless the applicant has been in employment for more than two years, in which case one of the named referees must be an employer. Applicants are required to submit the name, position held, postal address, email address and contact number for the two academic referees.

Application dates

The following entry routes are available:

Prof Cert Law (Jan) PT (B400)
Duration 4 Months
Attend Part Time
Deadline Rolling*

Prof Cert Law (Sept) PT (B388)
Duration 4 Months
Attend Part Time
Deadline Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Duration

4 months part time.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: 2024/2025 September.

Post Course Info

Careers & Employability
The Programme is for Professionals. You will be expected to have either a legal qualification or a qualification or experience in an area of relevance to the subjects you wish to study, Applications are accepted from:
-Practising barristers or solicitors
-Barristers or solicitors actively engaged in legally connected employment,
-Graduates holding an approved university degree or law-based interdisciplinary university degree,
-Persons with other academic and/or professional qualifications and/or such experiences as would satisfy the School that they are able to participate on this course.

We have an excellent Careers Development Centre here at UCD, designed to help you with information regarding future employment or studies. UCD hold a number of graduate events throughout the year including a dedicated law fair at which at which many of the big Law firms will be in attendance. The School of Law has a dedicated careers advisor on it’s Academic staff, and a staff member from the careers office will be in attendance at the School of law on a number of occasions throughout the academic year. To see the full range of services offered by the careers office go to http://www.ucd.ie/careers/

More details
  • Qualification letters

    ProfCert

  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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