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DB581
Legal and Business Studies

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in thhis level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

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2 Years
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The philosophy of this programme is to provide students with an appropriate base of relevant study in the area of law. Modules are grouped into themes which reflect the different areas of study involved and this is done to provide cohesion within the degree structure. Some modules are compulsory; others optional and depending on professional bodies’ requirements, students will choose the subjects that best match their career path.

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DB581 - Legal and Business Studies
Dublin Business School

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates have the opportunity to add value for both employers and themselves on a daily basis. They can test theories, apply concepts and undertake practical project work. Many will pursue a professional legal qualification either as solicitors (Law Society) or barristers (Kings Inns). Others may wish to professionally qualify outside the jurisdiction in England & Wales or indeed the US. 

Graduates may also pursue Legal Executive qualifications through the Institute of Legal Executives. Students wishing to pursue further qualifications can proceed to postgraduate programmes up to Masters Level or beyond. Regardless of students’ career choices, students’ legal training is certain to provide prospective employers or institutions of further study with a solid platform from which to recruit.



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