Pre-University Law | Dunboyne College of Further Education

Arts, Law & Teaching Department

Pre-University Law

Legal Studies 5M3789

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COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to availability and demand:

 

  • Criminal Law
  • Business Law
  • Legal Practice and Procedures
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Criminology
  • Family Law
  • Conflict Resolution

WHAT IS PRE-UNIVERSITY LAW?

This one-year course will prepares participants for entrance into Law and Arts programmes in Irish universities and colleges. Aswell as preparing students to work in a legal environment both in Ireland and abroad. By progressing to a Law degree, and then on to a post graduate qualification, students can access the many opportunities available to those with a legal qualification. This course lays the foundation for those who know Law is their first choice and supports those who are planning to study Law at degree level. Graduates of this course have successfully qualified as solicitors.

 

CERTIFICATION

  • QQI Level 5 in Legal Studies 5M3789

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

There are places in UCC, DCU, TU Dublin, Maynooth University incl. St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, Waterford Institute of Technology, Carlow IT, TU Dublin Tallaght, NUIG, DBS, Shannon College, Letterkenny IT on law courses. There are now over 175 places in First Arts in Maynooth University, 30 places in UCD as well as numerous places in DCU, UCC, Mater Dei, and many local Institutes of Technology for students who hold a QQI qualification in Pre-Law. There are also many other opportunities in law or legal studies programmes in third level colleges all around Ireland. We also have, a very close link with Bangor University in Wales. In addition, there are opportunities in travel and tourism, European administration, local heritage concerns, the public sector 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.

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EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

UCD: DN600 Law (Level 8, 4 Years)

Maynooth: MH101 Arts with Law (Level 8, 3 years)

TU Dublin City Campus: TU918 Law (LL.B.) (Level 8, 4 Years)

DCU: DC232 Law and Society (BCL) (Level 8, 3 years)

LIST OF COURSE FEES

Exam Fee €50
Non-Refund €30 €30
Student Registration Fee €50
Specialist Course Fees 2022 €120
DCFE Total Fee €250

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