TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Law
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 24686 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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 Part time, Evening, Online or Distance, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Athlone
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Commencing Monday 12th September 2022

Induction for the 2022/2023 academic year takes place (online via Zoom) on Saturday 10th September from 930am to 1pm. In advance, you will be required to review Pre Induction reading material, available to you...

Duration 4 years

Monday 7 pm to 9 pm
Wednesday 7 pm to 9 pm

Plus 2 Saturdays per semester Online (9 am – 1 pm).

For online programmes, lectures will be delivered online and recordings of lectures will be available to view in the student’s own time.


Semester 1 (2022)
October 1st
November 19th
Course Fee Programme Fee €2,500
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate – Grade H5 at higher level in two subjects, plus Grade O6 at ordinary level in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate. Two of these subjects must be Mathematics and a language (English or Irish)


QQI Level 5-Full award with a minimum of eight modules. Distinctions required in three modules


Recognition of Prior Learning (APL/APEL).
Mature Applicants Mature applicants (i.e over 23 years)
Comment Exit awards are only available after years two and three to those who leave the Institute and do not intend to complete their studies on this programme.
Course Content

Expand+Interested in a career in law in the legal profession, public service or in business?

The programme is designed for those interested in Irish Law and legal studies who wish to develop their general knowledge of the basic concepts of Law.

The pu...

Subjects Taught Year 1

Irish Legal Systems
Legal Research/Writing and IT
Constitutional Law
Contract Law
Learning and Development for Higher Education

Year 2

Tort Law
Criminal Law
Employment Law
Administration Law

Year 3

Land Law
Equity Law
Company Law
European Law

Year 4

Family Law
Evidence Law
Human Rights Law
Number of Credits 240 ECTS
Careers or Further Progression Graduates from the Honours Degree commonly choose to apply for postgraduate study at Blackhall Place in order to qualify as a solicitor, or, at the Kings Inn in order to qualify as a barrister. Upon successful completion graduates are exempt from the Law Society’s Preliminary examination. This degree is also approved by the Honorable Society of Kings Inns and graduates are eligible to sit the entrance examination to the Barrister at Law Degree Programme.
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