Law - Practitioner - LLM

University College Cork


Course Name Law - Practitioner - LLM
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKL23
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
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Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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Duration 1 year full-time, 36 months part-time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours up to a maximum of 36 months.

LLM classes are in seminar format. This participative and interactive format of teaching is suitable for postgraduate level. You will receive advance reading lists and/or materials for each seminar. Seminars take place in two-hour blocks between 9am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. 10 credit modules run for 12 weeks and 5 credit modules run for 6 weeks.
Course Fee The fee for this course is €1,000 per 10 credit module.

Part-time students:

If your course is offered full time and part time, the fee for part time courses is half the full time fee.
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Entry Requirements The course is open to qualified solicitors and barristers with a minimum of two years full-time post-qualification professional legal experience.

If you are applying with Qualifications obtained outside Ireland and you wish to verify if you meet the minimum academic and English language requirements for this programme please click online to view the grades comparison table by country and for details of recognised English language tests.
Course Content

Expand+The LLM (Practitioner) is an innovative master’s degree course developed collaboratively between the School of Law, UCC and the Law Society of Ireland. The course aims to help practicing legal professionals gain an internationally recognised master...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Core Module (30 credits)
LW6565 LLM Dissertation (Practitioner) (30 credits)

Elective Modules (60 credits)

Students select a maximum of 60 credits from the following, to complete the requisite number of credits to total 90 credits (depending o...

Assessment Method You will be examined by continuous assessment throughout the year and your dissertation must be submitted in September.
Number of Credits Credits
Students complete 90 credits of law, over a minimum of 12 months full-time or a maximum of 36 months part-time. This requires the completion of modules to the value of 60 credits, including a compulsory clinical practice module. The remaining 30 credits are awarded for the successful submission of a minor dissertation to be completed under the supervision of an academic member of the School of Law.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
This programme gives you an opportunity to progress your academic qualifications and enhance your knowledge and understanding of specialised areas of law.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Law Administrator
T: + 353 21 420 5170

Dr Louise Crowley
T: 353 21 490 3879
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