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DN600 LES
Law with Economics

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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This course allows you to obtain a highly respected degree in Irish law, whilst simultaneously acquiring a broad knowledge of economics. Certain areas of law (e.g. competition regulation and intellectual property) are heavily influenced by economic theory. BCL (Law with Economics) graduates are uniquely equipped to understand these regulatory frameworks in all of their conceptual complexity. On this degree, you’ll embark on a field of cross-disciplinary study which is intellectually very demanding, but also tremendously enriching and of immense practical importance.

Special Entry Recommendations: While maths is not an entry requirement for this course, it is strongly recommended that entrants to the economics programme should have at least a Grade of H6 in Leaving Certificate Maths (or equivalent).


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DN600 LES - Law with Economics
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DN600 LES - Law with Economics
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Third Year students have the option of studying abroad in an International partner university.

BCL (Law with Economics) graduates have an attractive skill-set, which is of undisputed relevance to commercial legal practices and to businesses in Ireland and abroad. Recent graduates have found employment with leading law firms and businesses.

Graduates are also eligible to pursue further study in the fields of:

  • Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Economics
  • Law & Finance
  • Insolvency Law



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