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Course Code: 5M3789

Course Content:

  • Legal Practice and Procedures
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Criminology
  • Family Law

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Award:

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Legal Studies.

Aim:

The purpose of this course is to give a solid introduction to Law and Criminology for students wishing to obtain a legal or other qualification at Universities and Institutes of Technology. It introduces students to the methods of study, writing and research skills necessary for successful participation at Third Level.

This course is a viable alternative route to Third Level College entry for students (school leavers or mature students) who wish to complete a foundation year before progressing. This course also provides learners with knowledge and skills for employment.

Progression and Career Options:

The majority of students progress to Law or Arts Degree programmes in:

  • UCD
  • DCU
  • UCC
  • UL
  • TU Dublin City Campus
  • TCD
  • DKIT
  • NUIG
  • IT Carlow
  • Letterkenny IT
  • Maynooth University

There are 175 places reserved in Arts in Maynooth University for QQI Level 5 certificate holders.

This also provides a route to enter Law programmes in Maynooth University in Year 2.

 

Progression links: Pre-University Law with Criminology

Course Code and QQI title

DIFE Course Title

Level 7 and 8 Courses to which this course is linked:

5M3789

Legal Studies

Pre-University Law with Criminology 

UCD

Law, Social Science, Humanities, Law and Business. 

DCU

Law and Society, International Relations. 

UCC, TU Dublin (City Campus). UL, TCD

Law. 

UCC

Law, Arts, Criminology, Business. 

Maynooth University

Law, Social Science, Business. 
 Entry to a range of other courses in Institutes of Technology. 
This is not an exhaustive list.  Applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked Awards, any additional module requirements, application processes and scoring systems with the Admissions Offices of the participating higher education institutions, or visit www.cao.ie. 

Drogheda Institute of
Further Education,

The Twenties, Drogheda, Co.Louth.

Phone: 041 9837105
Fax: 041 9841653
Email: dife@lmetb.ie

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