Law - LLM

University College Cork


Course Name Law - LLM
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code LLM
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters LLM
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 13 September 2021.
Application Date

Expand+UCC is using a new application system for postgraduate courses from November 2020.

You will no longer need to use the Postgraduate Application Centre (PAC) application system (except in the case of the Postgraduate Masters in Education) to apply f...

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
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Entry Requirements

(a) Hold a BCL (Hons) Degree from the National University of Ireland with at least a Second Class Honours Grade I;


(b) Have such other relevant third level educational qualifications and/or professional experience as, in the ...


Expand+Course Practicalities
LLM classes are in seminar format. This participative and interactive format of teaching is suitable for postgraduate level. Students receive advance reading lists and/or materials for each seminar.

Seminars take place in 2...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The LLM degree has been offered by UCC School of Law since 1992 and remains a very popular vehicle for postgraduate study at the School. Students may either focus their interest in one area, for example business or international law, ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules: Students take 90 credits in total, including 30 credits of core modules and 60 credits of elective modules.

Core Modules (30 credits)
LW6538 LLM (Taught) Dissertation (30 credits)

Elective Modules (60 credits)
LW6507 Comparative Fami...

Assessment Method Students are examined by continuous assessment throughout the year and the dissertation must be submitted in September. Individual module assessments can be viewed in the Book of Modules.
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
The LLM degree provides students with a high-quality, broadly based postgraduate experience where a commitment to academic excellence is combined with a commitment to developing student appreciation of the practical and policy implications of the law.
Further Enquiries Postgraduate Administrator
T: +353 21 490 3995

Prof Mary Donnelly
T: 353 21 490 2857
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