Law with Criminal Justice or Spanish or Irish

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Law with Criminal Justice or Spanish or Irish
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY207
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters BA
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Points Score 160
Minimum Five O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7
If choosing language - chosen language F2/O6/H7

Results from Bunleibhéal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.


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Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.

Alternative Entry Go to: for further information.
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 60
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

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

Course Content

Expand+Is this course for you?
Do you have an interest in how law is practiced and what it means in our everyday lives? Legal Studies provides entry to a range of rewarding and stimulating careers. Fascinated by criminal law? Interested in a career as a ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Year 1

Semester 1
•Learning Law (M)
•The Irish Legal System (M)
•ICT Skills (M)
•Constitutional Law 1 (E1)(Learners taking Criminal Justice stream take E1)
•Language & Culture 1 (Irish/Spanish) (E2) (Learners taking the la...

Comment Professional recognition
• Accredited law degree by King’s Inns
• Accredited law degree by the Institute of Professional Legal Studies (Northern Ireland).
• Approved law degree to sit the final examination of the Law Society – first part FE1.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career opportunities
Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
• Legal Profession
• Law Enforcement
• Journalism
• Social Work
• Advocacy
• Civil Service
• Public Service

Graduate careers typically include:

Further Enquiries Department Administration Telephone: (074) 918 6206 / 6210
Head of Department: Siobhan Cullen
Telephone: (074) 918 6204
Points History
Year Points
2019 160
2018 160
2017 163