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Pre-University Law

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Pre-University Law

Course Code: CI061LS
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Legal Studies
QQI Code: 5M3789
Duration: 1 Year

Pre University Law
Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Course Description
Pre-university law is a one year programme designed for those who wish to obtain a foundation knowledge of Irish law and legal processes. The course equips the learner with an introduction to the core principles of Irish law and the Irish legal system. This course is particularly relevant for students who wish to pursue a Level 6 Legal Studies course in the Institutes of Technology or business/law degrees in university.

Course Content
Business Administration Skills
Business Law
Criminal Law
Database Methods
Legal Practice and Procedures
Safety and Health at Work
Word Processing
Work Experience

Career Opportunities
This course provides students with a general qualification in legal studies and will provide opportunities to work in business/legal environment.

Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this course may progress to the
level 6 course in Administration and IT for Business or the level 6 Business Studies (Year 2) course at Cavan Institute.
Elsewhere: Graduates are also eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).