Course Description

Certificate in Legal Studies

Griffith College Dublin (GCD)

The one-year Level 7 Certificate in Legal Studies aims to equip students with a knowledge of the concepts and principles pertaining the core areas of Irish Law.

The modules taught on the programme provide learners with a theoretical overview of the Irish legal system, including a thorough understanding of private and public law, as well as the opportunity to study two electives of the learner’s choosing.

Students attend class two evenings per week (Monday and Tuesday) from 6.00pm – 10.00pm each evening. Students can attend lectures either on campus, synchronously via livestream or asynchronously online via recorded lectures. Students must attend examinations on campus.

College Name Griffith College Dublin (GCD)
Course Category Law, Legal Studies
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Special Purpose Award / Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Start Date 16th September 2024
Course End Date 24th May 2024
Course Fee Please visit
Course Duration 1 Year
Course Times 2 evenings per week, 6-10pm
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements If you are under the age of 23, we will require the identification as stated above, in addition, we will also require a copy of your leaving certificate results, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, detailing any experience in a legal environment. If you do not meet the work experience requirement but have sufficient prior legal studies you can submit transcripts and course descriptors for this purpose. If you are over the age of 23, you will need to supply proof of identification, this must be photographic identification such as a passport or driver's licence.
Career Path Through the Certificate in Legal Studies, learners gain valuable knowledge and skills that can be utilised in a wide range of employment settings, including: The Legal Sector An Garda Síochána Civil Service Banks and Building Societies Business and Consulting Insurance and other regulated industries
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