Law - Civil Law

NUI Galway


Course Name Law - Civil Law
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code GY251
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters BCL (Hons)
Duration 3 years
Entry Requirements Age
Students must normally have attained the age of seventeen years by 15 January following entry, e.g. for entry 2013, date of birth must be on or before 15 January 1997. Where a student under that age seeks to enter the university, special application must be made to the President of the university.
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements

Minimum HC3 in two subjects and passes in four other subjects at H or O level in the Leaving Certificate including: Irish, English, another language and any three other subjects recognised for entry purposes.

Acceptable Subje...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Awarded for LCVP Link Modules by NUI Galway
Distinction 70
Merit 50
Pass 30

Note: While Link Modules are acceptable for points scoring purposes, they may not be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry / matriculation requirements. Students will have the opportunity to use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their six subjects for the purposes of calculating points.
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature – Application on Grounds of Mature Years

If you are at least 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2014 and if your school leaving examination results do not meet normal matriculation and entry requirements, you may apply on the grounds of...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Minimum A-Level Grades:
AAA (A-Level) or equivalent combination

GCE/GCSE A-Levels Applicants

NUI Galway welcomes applicants presenting General Certificate of Education (GCE) and General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) ...

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Number of Places Average intake: 50
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CAO Application Dates and Fees Normal Application (online or paper):Fee €40 Closing Date: 1 Feb 2014 (5:15 pm)
Online discounted rate: Fee: €25 Closing Date: 20 Jan 2014 (5:15 pm)
Late online application: Fee: €50 Closing Date: 1 May 2014 (5:15 pm)
Late paper application: Fee: €80 Closing Date: 1 May 2014 (5:15 pm)
Change of Mind: Fee: Nil Closing Date: 1 July 2014 (5:15 pm)
All Fees are non-refundable
Course Content

Expand+What is the Bachelor of Civil Law programme about?
The Bachelor of Civil Law programme is the traditional law degree, offering a rich curriculum of core and optional legal subjects. All students are encouraged and assisted in acquiring skills in le...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
• Constitutional Law
• Contract Law
• Law of Torts
• Irish Legal System
• Intensive Legal Methods and Research
• Legal Procedure
• French / German / Italian or Family Law

Year Two
• Administrative Law
• Company Law
• Criminal La...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
The BCL degree provides excellent preparation for work in a legal advisory capacity in the private or public sector. Most graduates undertake professional training and qualify as a solicitor or barrister.

Further study can l...

Further Enquiries The School of Law
Tel: +353 91 492 752
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2014 425
2013 415
2012 405