• » Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Law

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Law
    CAO Code  LY208
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  3 Years ab initio
    Standard Code Places:  40
    National Framework Level  8
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    CAO Points  Click here for CAO Points
    Is this the course for you?
    This programmes is a three year honours law degree.
    Minimum entry requirements
    Grade HC3 n two higher level papers, together with Grade OD3 in four other subjects of the Leaving Certificate examination, to include Mathematics and Irish or English.
    • FETAC applicants click FETAC
    • Applicants presenting non-Irish exams as a basis for entry, please check the IOTCEF listing to search for the entry relevant to your country
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     1/1  Learning & Communication Skills in Law Mandatory  10  7
     Legal Systems Mandatory  10  6
     Information Technology Mandatory  5  3
     Teaching English as a Foreign Language Elective  5  
     Intercultural Communications Elective  5  
     1/2  Contract Law Mandatory  10  7
     Constitutional Law Mandatory  10  6
     Employment Law Mandatory  5  3
     Succession Law Mandatory  5  3
     2/3  Family & Child Law Mandatory  10  5
     Land Law Mandatory  10  7
     Tort Mandatory  10  5
     2/4  Criminal Law Mandatory  10  5
      Company Law & Governance Mandatory  10  5
     Administrative Law Mandatory  5  3
     Conveyancing Elective  5  3
     Communications Law Elective  5  3
     3/5  European Union Law Mandatory  10  5
     Human Rights Mandatory  10  5
     Evidence Elective  10  5
     Alternative Dispute Resolution Elective  10  3
     Workplace Learning Elective  10  1
     3/6  Equity, Trusts & Succession Mandatory  10  5
     Professional Practice Mandatory  5  4
     Jurisprudence Mandatory  5  3
     Law in Action Elective  10  5
     Entertainment Law Elective  10  5
    *Choose 5/10 credits from electives
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact Anne Burke, Head of Department of Law & Humanities, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: Anne.Burke@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186204