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Pre-University Law

Pre-University Law is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of One Year. Pre-University Law gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Pre-University Law at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.


This one-year course will aim to prepare participants for entrance into Law and Arts programmes in Irish universities and colleges as well as preparing students to work in a legal environment both in Ireland and abroad. This course will also help those who want to study legal and business courses in ITs or universities.


The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:
• Criminal Law
• Business Law
• Law & Insurance
• Legal Practice and Procedures
• Word Processing
• Work Experience
• Communications
• Research and Study Skills
• Criminology

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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 in Legal Studies 5M3789
Course Start Date7th September 2020
Course End Date14th May 2021
Course DurationOne Year
Entry RequirementsLeaving Cert or LCA Mature Students of all backgrounds Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications Apply directly at
Carear PathCERTIFICATION QQI Level 5 in Legal Studies 5M3789 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES There are places in UCC, DCU, DIT, Maynooth University incl. St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, Waterford IT, Carlow IT, IT Tallaght, NUIG, DBS, Shannon College, Letterkenny IT on law courses and there are now over 140 places in First Arts in Maynooth University, 30 places in UCD as well as numerous places in DCU, UCC, Mater Dei, and many local IT colleges for students who hold a QQI qualification in Pre-Law. There are also many other opportunities in law or legal studies programmes in third level colleges all around Ireland. We also have, a very close link with Bangor University in Wales. In addition, there are opportunities in travel and tourism, European administration, local heritage concerns, the public sector as well as in the business world through insurance, banking, or international trade. HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: UCD: DN600 Law (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth: MH101 Arts with Law (Level 8, 3 years) DIT: DT 532/TU918 Law (LL.B.) (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC232 Law and Society (BCL) (Level 8, 3 years)
Course Code5M3789
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