Pre-University Business Law

Pre-University Business Law

Legal Studies 5M3789


What is Business Law?

This one-year course will aim to prepare participants for entrance into law and arts programmes in Irish universities and colleges. It also prepares students to work both in a legal environment in Ireland and abroad as well as in the legal departments of the business world.This law course option is available with additional modules in Business Administration, Applied Economics and Accounting Manual and Computerised.This course will also help those who want to study legal, business or combination courses in ITs or universities. 

Course Content

The following modules will be offered in 2019 subject to availability and demand:

  • CriminalLaw
  • BusinessLaw
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Law &Insurance
  • Legal Practice and Procedures
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Business Administration
  • Applied Economics
  • Accounting Manual and Computerised
  • Safety and Health at Work


QQI Level 5 in Legal Studies 5M3789

Career Opportunities

There are places in UCC, DCU, DIT, Maynooth University incl. St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, Waterford IT, Carlow IT, IT Tallaght, NUIG, DBS, Shannon College, Letterkenny IT on law courses and there are now over 140 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. There are also other opportunities in law or legal studies programmes in third level colleges all around Ireland and in the UK. We have, for example, a very close link with Bangor University in Wales. 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.

Higher Education Progression

UCD: DN610 Business and Law (Level 8, 4 Years) DIT: DT321 Business and Law (Level 8, 4 Years)

Carlow IT: CW932 Business with Law (Level 8, 4 Years)

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 at