CAO Code LY208
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

LLB

3 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

Few professions are as rewarding and fulfilling as law, and our LLB degree opens up a world of career opportunities. Successful graduates not only pursue careers in the legal profession but also law enforcement, journalism, social work, advocacy and civil service.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Constitutional Law 1 Mandatory 5 4
Learning Law Mandatory 10 7
The Irish Legal System Mandatory 10 6
ICT Skills Mandatory 5 3
2 Constitutional Law 2 Mandatory 5 4
Contract Law Mandatory 10 7
Employment Law Mandatory 5 7
Criminal Law Mandatory 10 5
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Family & Child Law Mandatory 10 5
Land & Succession Law Mandatory 10 7
Tort Mandatory 10 5
4 Administrative Law Mandatory 10 6
Company Law & Governance Mandatory 10 5
Jurisprudence Mandatory 5 3
Mooting Elective 5 3
Health Law Elective 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 European Union Law Mandatory 10 5
Human Rights Mandatory 10 5
Criminal Practice and Procedure Elective 10 0
Alternative Dispute Resolution Elective 10 0
Conveyancing Elective 10 0
Civil Practice & Procedure Elective 10 0
6 Equity & Trusts Mandatory 10 5
Evidence Mandatory 10 5
Law in Action Elective 10 5
Media Law Elective 10 5
Workplace Learning Elective 10 8
Street Law Elective 10 6

Professional Recognition

Accredited law degree by King's inns.
Accredited law degree by the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (Northern Ireland).
Approved law degree to sit the final examination of the Law Society - first part FE1.

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Master degress in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6211 / +353 (0)74 918 6210

Head of Department Siobhan Cullen
Email: Siobhan.Cullen@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186204

School and Department
School of Business
Department of Law & Humanities