Pre-University Law

Legal Studies 5M3789

what is pre-university law?

This one year course will aim to prepare participants for entrance into Law and Arts programmes in Irish Universities and colleges as well as preparing students to work in a legal environment both in Ireland and abroad. Students have the option of taking a business law option as part of this programme. This course will help those who want to study legal and business courses in ITs or universities.

course content

The following modules will be offered in 2016 subject to availability and demand:

  • Criminal Law
  • Business Law
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Law & Insurance
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Legal Practice and Procedures
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience
  • Communications


QQI Level 5 in Legal Studies 5M3789

career opportunities

There are now 83 places in First Arts in Maynooth University, 25 places in UCD as well as numerous places in DCU, UCC, Mater Dei, and many local IT colleges for students who hold a QQI qualification in Pre Law/ Culture and Heritage Studies. There are also opportunities in law or legal studies programmes in third level colleges all around Ireland and in England. We have a very close link with Bangor University. There are also opportunities in travel and tourism, European administration, local heritage concerns as well as in the business world through insurance, banking, or international trade.

entry requirements

  • Leaving Cert or LCA
  • Mature Students of all backgrounds
  • Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

Apply directly here.