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
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements:
Minimum Grade H5 in two subjects and passes in four other subjects at O6/H7 level in the Leaving Certificate including Irish, English, another language and any three other subjects recognised for entry purpos...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Awarded for LCVP Link Modules by NUI Galway

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

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.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC – Further Education and Training Awards Council

FETAC has recently introduced the CAS (Common Awards System). Please refer to the NUI Galway website for specific details on the range of QQI/FETAC awards which link into the University’s level 8 degree programmes.

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature – Applying on the Grounds of Mature Years
If you are at least 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2018 and if your school leaving examination results do not meet normal matriculation and entry requirements, you may apply on the grounds of ...

Alternative Entry No matter who you are, or what course or programme you're interested in, we'll let you know exactly what you need to do to apply.

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Number of Places Average intake: 60
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2018 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2018 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+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 legal analysis, legal research and written and oral com...

Subjects Taught

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Year One
▶ Constitutional Law
▶ Contract Law
▶ Law of Torts
▶ Irish Legal Systems
▶ Sociology of Law
▶ Legal Methods and Research I
▶ Legal Procedure
▶ Legal French/Legal German or Fam...

Comment Key Fact
The BCL offers extracurricular opportunities to enhance your employability, including opportunities to volunteer with our Free Legal Advice Centre, avail of clinical legal placements, undertake an internship in the United States and participate in mooting competitions. At the end of second year, students can choose to spend a year studying abroad.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career prospects
The Bachelor of Civil Law degree provides excellent preparation for work in a legal advisory capacity in the private or public sector. Many graduates of the BCL programme undertake professional training and qualify as a solicitor o...

Further Enquiries School of Law
Tel: +353 91 492 752
Points History
Year Points
2017 430
2016 435
2015 440