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Law LLB (Graduate Entry)

University of Limerick
2 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Limerick
English
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Program description

Law LLB (Graduate Entry)

The LLB (Graduate Entry) program is a two year full-time program specifically designed to provide a legal education to graduates in disciplines other than law. Graduates from any discipline other than law may apply and no prior legal knowledge is necessary. Entry is competitive and the minimum entry requirement is a 2nd class honours grade 2 undergraduate degree.

The program is ideally suited to graduates who wish to supplement their primary studies with a legal education or to graduates who are seeking a career change. The program is also available to graduates who have studied law in a country where the legal system is not a common law system, i.e. the dominant system in countries including Ireland, England and Wales, Australia, and the United States of America.

All law subjects required by the Irish professional bodies, the Law Society and the Kings Inns, are covered in full over the course of this program.

Admission requirements

Primary degree or equivalent in a discipline other than law (Primary Degree: Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland). Places on the program are limited and entry is competitive.

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

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the criteria below (no longer than two years prior to application):

Acceptable English Language qualifications include the following:

  • Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved
  • Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above
  • TOEFL – 580 (paper based), 213 (computer based), 90 (internet based)
  • IELTS – Minimum score of 6.5* for Business, Arts, Humanities or Education programs. Minimum score of 6.0* for Science, Engineering, Informatics or Electronics programs *with no less than 6 in any one component.
  • English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1
  • GCE ‘O’ level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above
  • University of Cambridge ESOL –Certificate of Proficiency in English - Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade A
  • GCE Examination Boards – Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations – Grade C / Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – School Certificate Pass 1-6 / University of London Entrance and School Examinations Council – School Certificate Pass 1-6

Results in examinations other than those listed above may also be accepted as meeting our English language requirements.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1 Semester 1

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

Year 1 Semester 2

  • Constitutional Law 2
  • Contract Law 2
  • Criminal Law 2

Choose 2 Elective Modules

  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of Torts 2
  • Sport and The Law
  • Comparative Legal Systems
  • Commercial Law
  • Administrative Law

Year 2 Semester 3

Choose 5 electives from the following

  • Company Law 1
  • Equity and Trusts 1
  • Land Law 1
  • Law of European Union 1
  • Law of Evidence
  • Labour Law
  • Project 1

Year 2 Semester 4

Choose 5 electives from the following

  • Jurisprudence
  • Law of Torts 2
  • Sport and the Law
  • Comparative Legal Systems
  • Commercial Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Law of European Union 2
  • Company Law 2
  • Equity and Trusts 2
  • Land Law 2
  • Project 2

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee varies, please visit the university's website for more information.

Qualification

On successful completion of the program, candidates are awarded an LLB degree.

Continuing studies

The program provides the foundations for further doctoral research in both private and public law.

Career opportunities

The program aims to equip students with the substantive knowledge and analytical and transferable skills necessary to pursue a successful career in law.

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University of Limerick

The University of Limerick (UL) is renowned for its graduate employability, dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement. With close to 16,000 students, including 3,000 international students, UL is...


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University of Limerick

University of Limerick
V94 T9PX Limerick
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