Legal Studies 5M3789

This one year full-time course facilitates the learner to demonstrate a broad range of knowledge of the purpose, context and operation of the Irish legal system.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO

Help students develop the essential skills and techniques which form the basis for a career in business, commerce, public service or the legal industry. The course comprises both theoretical and practical modules.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent (mature students welcome)

  • Interview

  • Mature applicants welcome

COURSE CONTENT

  • Business Law 5N2091

  • Legal Practice and Procedures 5N1394

  • Communications 5N0690

  • Work Experience 5N1356

  • Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977

  • Business Administration Skills 5N1610

  • Word Processing 5N1358

  • Customer Service 5N0972

OPTIONAL MODULES

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.

CERTIFICATION

QQI Level 5 Award in Legal Studies (5M3789)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Career opportunities in the following areas become accessible through the progression routes from this course to third-level colleges. Requirements for progression may change or new progression paths become available. Modules may also need to change to facilitate learner needs.

  • Office and Business Administration
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Tourism
  • Legal Profession

PROGRESSION TO HIGHER EDUCATION

The following are the most relevant courses;

Sligo College of Further Education

SG Institute of Technology Sligo

Please note that all QQI Further Education graduates who hold a major Level 5 or Level 6 award are eligible to apply for any IT Sligo programme through the CAO system.

LY Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology

CK University College Cork

DC Dublin City University

  • DC232 Law & Society Level 8 (Minimum 5 Distinctions including a Language or C3 at Higher Level)

FEES

  • Student Services Registration Fee: €250

  • DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200

  • QQI Examination Fees: €50

  • Class Materials: €0

TOTAL: €500

(The following exemptions apply: (1) Medical Card Holders - €250 (2) BTEA - €200 (3) Grant - €200)

DURATION

This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Phone 071-9145480 or email sligocfe@msletb.ie

PLEASE NOTE

A new national Common Awards System (CAS) is being introduced by QQI for Further Education and Training programmes. Sligocfe reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.