Project Description

Legal Studies

5M-Business FacultyPLSS Code: 283656
Coordinator:Dot Byrne

This course is ideal if you wish to pursue a career in the legal profession. You will gain detailed insight into the Irish Legal System and the role of law within today’s society.

You will learn about court processes, the legal profession, legislation, law reform and the European Union. The course also couples this study with practical administration skills to give you a great foundation for future careers. You learn about the rights and responsibilities that affect our everyday lives and you will develop skills which will prepare you for studying at Higher Education and for your chosen career.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Learn practical skills and apply knowledge
  • Apply theory and knowledge in a range of career fields
  • Highly experienced business and legal team
  • Opportunities for business links
  • Participate in field trips and visits
  • Excellent progression routes, including our own Level 6

Course Content

  • Legal Practice & Procedures
  • Business Law
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Legal Services
  • Legal Secretary
  • Law Practice Assistant
  • Business Administration
  • Corporate Law
  • Solicitor
  • Legal Professional
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Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5
Certificate in Legal Studies 5M3789

Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option

Early interviews normally take place in May with the following round taking place in August.

An offer of a place does not guarantee a place - only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.

Note: This is a full-time course.