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The award
LLM

How long you will study
1 Months

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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

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About Law (Practitioner) at University College Cork

Overview

The LLM (Practitioner) is an innovative master's degree course developed collaboratively between the School of Law, UCC and the Law Society of Ireland. The course aims to help practicing legal professionals gain an internationally recognised master's degree in a flexible manner, individually tailored to their interests. The course can be completed over a minimum of 12 months full time or a maximum of 36 months part time.

Course Details

Students complete 90 credits of law, over a minimum of 12 months full-time or a maximum of 36 months part-time. This requires the completion of modules to the value of 60 credits, including a compulsory clinical practice module. The remaining 30 credits are awarded for the successful submission of a minor dissertation to be completed under the supervision of an academic member of the School of Law.

Please visit the School of Lawl website at http://www.ucc.ie/en/law-postgrad/taughtprogrammes/ for up to date information on the programme.

Programme regulations are available in the College Calendar

Please see the Book of Modules for a more detailed description of programme modules.

Fact File

Course Code: CKL23 Full-time & Part-time

Course Title: Law LLM (Practitioner)

College: Business and Law

Duration: 1 year Full-time; 36 months Part-time

Teaching Mode: Full-time, Part-Time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours up to a maximum of 36 months.

Qualifications: LLM

NFQ Level: Level 9

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU Fee EUR 1,000 per 10 credit module; EUR 500 per 5 credit module and EUR 1,800 for Dissertation Module.

2016 Entry Requirements: The course is open to qualified solicitors and barristers with a minimum of two years full-time post-qualification professional legal experience.

Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below

Next Intake: 11 September 2017

Course Practicalities

LLM classes are in seminar format. This participative and interactive format of teaching is suitable for postgraduate level. You will receive advance reading lists and/or materials for each seminar. Seminars take place in two-hour blocks between 9am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. 10 credit modules run for 12 weeks and 5 credit modules run for 6 weeks.

Assessment

You will be examined by continuous assessment throughout the year and your dissertation must be submitted inSeptember.

To view individual module assessments in the Book of Modules, click HERE

Application Procedure

Application for this programme is on-line at www.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.

Please note that you will be asked to fill in a supplementary form as part of the application process for this programme. A copy of this form is available here: Supplementary Form CKL23 (153kB)

All required documentation must be sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway.

The School of Law uses a system of offer rounds to facilitate decision-making and early notification to applicants. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Candidates who do not have their final degree marks available may be made a conditional (provisional) offer.

New applications will continue to be reviewed at each round if there are still programme places available.

Further Contact Information

Programme Coordinator
Name:
Dr Louise Crowley
Email Address: l.crowley@ucc.ie
Telephone: 353 (0)21 490 3879
Address: School of Law, Aras na Laoi, UCC

Anna O'Sullivan (Administrator)
E: anna.osullivan@ucc.ie
T: (021) 420 5170

Go to http://www.ucc.ie/en/law-postgrad/taughtprogrammes/for more information about the LLM (Practitioner).

Study options for this course

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  • The awardLLMHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 month
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU Fee EUR 1,000 per 10 credit module; EUR 500 per 5 credit module and EUR 1,800 for Dissertation Module.

2016 Entry Requirements: The course is open to qualified solicitors and barristers with a minimum of two years full-time post-qualification professional legal experience.

Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below

Next Intake: 11 September 2017

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

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