Law - Children's Rights & Family Law - LLM

University College Cork

 

Course Name Law - Children's Rights & Family Law - LLM
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDLCRF
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

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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.
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €7,130;€3,630 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,630 (Year 2 Part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €17,500.
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Entry Requirements

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To be accepted on this course, you must be approved by the School of Law.

You will also normally have:
(a) A Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours Law degree (NFQ, Level 8)

Or

(b) Have such other relevant third le...

Comment Course Practicalities
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. Arrangements are made for courtroom observation in the family courts.
Course Content

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On the LLM (Children's Rights and Family Law), you will be exposed to the law and theory on child and family law in Ireland and internationally. At the same time you will get a rare insight into various aspects of the law in action by...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 90 credits as follows.
Core Modules
Students take core modules to the value of 80 credits as follows:
LW6507 Comparative Family Property Law (5 credits)
LW6546 Juvenile Justice (10 credits)
LW6549 International Children’s Right...

Assessment Method You will be examined by continuous assessment throughout the year and your dissertation must be submitted in September. To view individual module assessments in the Book of Modules
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

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As the only qualification of its kind in Ireland, graduates are uniquely qualified in the areas of child law and family law. As well as allowing legal professionals to specialise in these areas of legal practice, gradu...

Further Enquiries Dr. Louise Crowley
E: l.crowley@ucc.ie
T: +353 21 490 3879

Law Administrator
E: lawpostgrad@ucc.ie
T: +353 21 420 5170
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