Laws - LLM

Trinity College Dublin

Laws - LLM

his programme will enable students to develop the skills to use appropriate legal theories, doctrines and concepts to identify, formulate, analyse and solve legal problems within national and international contexts and identify, evaluate and synthesise jurisprudential theories and concepts at a level appropriate to Masters graduates.

Is This Course For Me?
If you would like to learn about the world of commercial arbritration or aviation law while at the same time having the opportunity to study Islamic law or refugee law, then this programme is for you.

It is important to note that students wishing to pursue one on of our specialised LL.M. degrees and gain access to those modules should apply to that particular LLM degree.

Subjects taught

The LL.M. in Laws is delivered over one academic year. It seeks to promote critical analysis of, and reflection on, different aspects of national, European and international law.

Students on this programme are examined in six modules and will also complete a research dissertation on a topic approved by the Dissertation Director and related to some aspect of law.

During their studies, students can choose from an array of modules designed to deepen their knowledge of both public and private law without becoming overly-specialised in one facet of law.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applications are invited from graduates who hold a Bachelor's in Law or a law-based interdisciplinary programme. Applications will also be considered from exceptional graduates in related disciplines in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences who can demonstrate their studies have fully prepared them for the LL.M.

Admission to Trinity's LL.M. programmes is at the absolute discretion of the School of Law, which will decide on admissions with regard to a range of academic criteria, including the quality of the individual application and the objectives of ensuring a diverse LL.M. class of the highest possible academic calibre.

We advise students to apply for the course as early as possible as admission is competitive. The programme is subject to early closure.

Application dates

Closing Date: 31st May 2024


1 year full-time

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: September 2024

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Career Opportunities
This course broadens and deepens students' knowledge of the law, further developing their research skills and significantly enhancing their career prospects both within the legal profession and elsewhere.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime,Full time

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