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DN600 LPS
Law with Politics

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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).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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522

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Law and politics are inextricably linked by the legislative process. This course allows you to obtain a highly respected law degree, whilst also acquiring a deeper understanding of political theory and the political process.


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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
EASSX  5M2181  Applied Social Studies
BAXXX  6M5013  Administration
  6M3115  Information, Advice and Advocacy
ECDEV  6M3674  Community Development
BMANX  6M4587  Management
BALBX  6M4985  Business
  6M2263  Inclusive Education and Training
BMXXX  5M2069  Marketing
  6M2218  Social and Vocational Integration
DCXXX  6M2007  Early Childhood Care and Education
  5M5165  Trade Union Studies
EYXXX  5M4732  Youth Work
DCHSX  5M4468  Community Health Services
BLSXX  5M3789  Legal Studies
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
ECDXX  5M3050  Community Development
DCHCC  5M2786  Community Care
BBSAX  5M2468  Business Administration
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
BBSIT  5M2111  International Trade
BBSXX  5M2102  Business Studies
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
BEBXX  5M0828  eBusiness


Essential Module Requirements:
5 modules at Distinction Grade. Important Note: In order to take the LFL (Law with French Law) option within DN600, a minimum Grade H3 in Leaving Certificate French or equivalent is required, in addition to the above requirement for Distinction in 5 modules.

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Third Year students have the option of studying abroad in an International partner university.

BCL (Law with Politics) graduates are well equipped to pursue careers in:

  • Legal practice
  • Politics
  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
  • Legislative drafting(e.g.in Office of Parliamentary Counsel)
  • Academia
  • Non-Governmental Organisations
  • Public Service

Relevant graduate study programmes include:

  • International Human Rights
  • European Law & Public Affairs
  • International Relations

To become a legal professional, it is normal to pass examinations set by the Law Society of Ireland, and serve an apprenticeship for an additional two years.




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