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Spotlight On ... Studying Law at Griffith College Cork

If you have always had an interest in studying law but the opportunity never presented itself, you most definitely should contact us at Griffith College Cork (GCC). Not only can you undertake our law degree programme, the LLB (Hons) in Irish Law, in three years, part-time or full-time, you can also make the most of our brand new campus on Wellington Road, our experienced lecturing team, work placements, clinical focus and personal attention.

The LLB (Hons) in Irish Law at GCC is validated by HETAC at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications and is both nationally and internationally recognised. As well as offering the core legal modules for professional training, we also offer exciting elective modules such as Medical Law, Child Law, Mediation and Intellectual Property law, to name but a few. We organise work placements in law firms in Cork City and County in the second year of the programme, which is a wonderful opportunity to kick-start your professional legal career.

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About Griffith College Cork Law School

Griffith College celebrated its 40 years of excellence anniversary this year and is very proud of its history in providing award-winning higher level educational programmes. Griffith College Cork Law School was established in 2006, expanding on the already established Law School in Griffith College Dublin.

Our lecturing team are a perfect blend of practicing lawyers and academics, therefore providing the student with a very positive and well-rounded education. Our students enjoy the privilege of small class sizes and therefore benefit from invaluable personal attention. Our experienced lecturing team are genuinely committed to the student, and to ensuring the most positive, enhanced learning environment for all.

Our Graduates

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We are very proud of our graduates who have gone on to pursue very successful careers and accrue many more qualifications.

For example, we have graduates who are now practising solicitors and barristers, others who are working for the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Chief State Solicitor’s Office and others who are qualified New York State Attorneys-at-law.

We also have graduates who have gone on to pursue their Masters and Doctoral studies, making very real and positive contributions to theory and research, across human rights, criminal justice and international commercial law.

- Cliodhna Dineen, Programme Director LLB (Hons) in Irish Law, Griffith College Cork


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