Law - Athlone

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Law - Athlone
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code US850
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Qualification Letters LLB (Bachelor of Laws) Hons
Duration 4 years full-time.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate: Grade H5 in two subjects, plus O6/ H7 in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate examination. Two of these subjects must be Mathematics and a language (English or Irish).

Other Information
Students have the option of transferring to the Bachelor of Business and Law upon successful completion of all modules in either first year or second year. This course has a mandatory work placement.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Foundation Level Irish
Foundation Level Irish at Grade F2 will meet the minimum language requirement for all courses.

Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or higher i...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the applicant achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply for entry to Honours Degree (Level 8), Ordinary Degree (Level 7) and Higher Certificate (Level 6) courses.

Points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:
Pass: 28 points Merit: 46 points Distinction: 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic courses at TUS and are not considered passing subjects. Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET/FETAC in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level courses at TUS.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

TUS accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all courses of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to courses at TUS.


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Alternative Entry

Expand+Trade Qualifications
A trade applicant, seeking admission to the first year of a course, should do so through the CAO. Such application may be on the basis of National Craft Certificate, Senior Trades or Advanced Tourism Certification Board (NTCB)/...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Course Fee

Expand+All undergraduate course fees consist of two elements:

1. Student Contribution Fee and;
2. A Tuition Fee.

Student Contribution Fee
The Student Contribution Fee for the 2022/2023 academic year is €3,000. This is an annual charge, which is se...

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Financial Support

Expand+Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover the
Student Contribution Fee. SUSI is the single awarding authority for all grant applications. It is an “online application system” and is accessed at...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
This unique degree aims to prepare students for the modern world of work and legal practice. It offers students the opportunity to apply traditional law subjects in modern contexts, taking teaching law out of the textbooks...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Year 1: Legal Skills, The Irish Legal System, Tort Law, Financial Accounting, Business Mathematics, Contract Law, Computer Applications,

Year 2: European Union Law, Constitutional Law, Legal Skills, Introduction to Management,...

Comment Other Information
Students have the option of transferring to the Bachelor of Business and Law upon successful completion of all modules in either first year or second year. This course has a mandatory work placement.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after the course?
This qualification equips students with skills like advocacy, legal research, reasoning, problem solving, business management and client handling, that will enable them to succeed in running their own businesses or in...

Further Enquiries Dr Alison Sheridan,
Head of Department of Business and Management,
Tel: (090) 6463010,
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