The LLM (Practitioner) is an innovative masters degree course developed collaboratively between the School of Law, UCC and the Law Society of Ireland. The course aims to help practicing legal professionals gain an internationally recognised masters degree in a flexible manner, individually tailored to their interests. The course can be completed over a minimum of 12 months full time or a maximum of 36 months part time.
Students complete 90 credits of law, over a minimum of 12 months full-time or a maximum of 36 months part-time. This requires the completion of modules to the value of 60 credits, including a compulsory clinical practice module. The remaining 30 credits are awarded for the successful submission of a minor dissertation to be completed under the supervision of an academic member of the School of Law.
Please visit the School of Law website here at here for up to date information on the programme.
Programme regulations are available in the College Calendar
Please see the Book of Modules for a more detailed description of programme modules.
Why Choose This Course
Qualified applicants who have Law Society Diplomas may, on application, request an exemption from 10 credits. Applicants can request an exemption from up to 20 non-UCC credits. In advance of full registration for the degree, qualified candidates can opt to take up to 20 credits on an occasional basis.