Honours Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) CW708
- NFQ Level 8
- 3 Years
- Further Studies
- Career Prospects
- Entry Requirements
What is the Course about?
The LLB is a traditional law degree offering a curriculum of core and elective law subjects. Students are encouraged and supported in acquiring skills in legal analysis, legal research and written and oral communication. The course seeks to impart a sound understanding of law and the intellectual foundation necessary to prepare for a career as a legal professional.
The LLB is a three-year course in which the core law subjects are covered as well as a number of elective subjects. The course offered by Institute of Technology Carlow is a qualifying degree in that it is approved by the relevant lawyers’ professional bodies.
- One of the only law degrees available outside the major cities of Ireland providing students of Leinster with an alternative option to study law.
- Degree approved by the Honourable Society of Kings Inns and students are eligible to sit the entrance exam to the Barrister at Law Degree course (see www.kingsinns.ie).
- Graduates are exempted from the Law Society’s Preliminary examination.
- Modules in legal research and writing provide students with the skills required by this discipline for independent learning and research.
What follow-on study opportunities are available?
Graduates who achieve an honours degree will be eligible to apply to study for a Research Masters at Institute of Technology Carlow, or postgraduate opportunities at other higher education institutions.
What exemptions will I receive?-
What will I be able to do when I finish the course?
A law degree provides excellent preparation for work in a legal capacity in both the public and private sectors, and most graduates undertake professional training to qualify as a solicitor or barrister. However, there are many other careers for which a law degree is advantageous, such as journalism, business, politics, human resources, mediation, research, policing, and education.
What are the minimum entry requirements?
- 2H5 & 4O6/H7
- English O3/H6
The Irish Legal System
The Law of Torts
Legal Practice & Procedure
Legal Research & Communications
Land Law and Succesion
European Union Law
Equity and Trusts
Family and Child Law
Consumer Protection Law
For Further Information ContactProgramme Director
LLB (Hons), LLM (NUI), Barrister (Middle Temple)