Law - Graduate Entry - LLB

Subjects taught

Year 1
Autumn Modules
• Criminal Law 1
• Constitutional Law
• Contract Law 1
• Legal Systems & Methods
• Law of Torts 1

Spring Modules
• Criminal Law 2
• Constitutional Law 2
• Contract Law 2
• Elective Module 1
• Elective Module 2

Optional Modules
Law of Torts 2 | Sport and The Law | Law of Evidence | Comparative Legal Systems | Administrative Law | Jurisprudence | Intellectual Property Law | Elective subjects required for entry to the Kings Inn if interested in a career at the Bar

Year 2
Autumn Modules
• 5 Electives from the list:
Law of European Union 1 | Law of Torts 1 | Company Law 1 | Equity and Trusts 1 | Land Law 1 | Contract Law 1 | Final Year Project

Spring Modules
• 5 Electives from the list (not to include electives taken in Semester 2 of Year 1):
Law of Torts 2 | Company Law 2 | Equity and the Law of Trusts 2 | Land Law 2 | Contract Law 2 | Final Year Project

Entry requirements

Primary degree or equivalent in a discipline other than law (Primary Degree: Level 8 - QQI). Places on the programme are limited and entry is competitive.

Please note that this is a level 8 qualification (undergraduate).

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice
If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate

Application dates

Preparing your Application:
1. Research your programme: Each postgraduate programme at University of Limerick is unique. Explore your course content, duration, fees, and entry requirements on

2. Check Eligibility: Ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria for the course you are interested in. This usually includes your undergraduate degree award, subject specialities, English language proficiency (for non-native speakers), and any specific requirements for the course.

3. Prepare Documents: Gather all the necessary documents. This typically includes your academic transcripts, CV, personal statement, and references. If English is not your first language, you’ll also need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

4. Online Application: Once you are ready to apply, visit your postgraduate programme page on and use the Apply Now button to access UL’s online application system. You will need to create an account if you are a new user.

5. Complete the Application: Fill in the application form with all the required details. This will include personal information and academic history.

6. Upload Documents: Upload all the necessary documents that you prepared earlier. Make sure they are clear and legible.

7. Submit Application: Review your application thoroughly to ensure all information is correct and then submit your application. The application fee for your postgraduate application is €50. This includes an option to choose a second choice.

8. Track Your Application: After submission, you can track the status of your application through the online application system.

9. Interview: Depending on the programme, you may be invited for an interview. This could be in person or online.

10. Acceptance: If your application is successful, you will receive an offer email from the university. You will need to accept this offer to secure your place.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and places offered to successful candidates. This means that it’s a good idea to apply as early as possible to increase your chances of securing a place.

Please note that these steps are a general guide and the exact process may vary depending on the specific programme and your individual circumstances. Always check the University of Limerick website or contact the postgraduate admissions department for the most accurate and up-to-date information.


2 years full time, on-campus.

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Graduates have pursued careers in the legal professions, research and academia, corporate sector and public affairs roles.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime,Full time

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