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LL.B. (Hons) Blended Learning

LL.B. (Hons) Blended Learning

Overview

Study the LL.B. (Hons) through a mode of study that adapts to your needs.

The LL.B. (Hons) (Blended) law programme is an innovative and interactive teaching and learning experience, delivered through a combination of online and classroom-based learning. Students studying via blended have increased flexibility in organising their studies.

 

Why Study LL.B. (Hons) Blended at Griffith College?

The LL.B. (Hons) (Blended) programme is fully comparable to the full-time and part-time LL.B. (Hons) (Blended) programmes at Griffith College and only the mode of delivery differs, providing learners with professional or personal commitments, and those living outside of the greater Dublin area with a more flexible offering. This course is validated by QQI at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications and content and assessment are identical to the full-time and part-time LL.B. (Hons) (Blended) programmes. Students visit the Dublin campus on a monthly basis for ‘live’ days for each course, and, they have access to all facilities provided to full-time and part-time students, as well as the option of participating in the wide range of extracurricular activities undertaken by full-time and part-time law students at Griffith College, such as mooting, debating, FLAC and the Irish Innocence Project.

Studying the LL.B. (Hons) via blended learning has the following advantages:

  • Flexibility in the hours you study.
  • The LL.B. (Hons) degree can provide you the leverage you need to advance in your career.
  • With a faculty drawn from first-rate academics, and practising solicitors and barristers, you will be on the forefront of legal knowledge.
  • This technology-rich course will prepare you for modern law practice.
  • The LL.B. (Hons) degree can open the door to post-graduate study, such as an LL.M. or Ph.D.

Course Highlights

  • 3 year QQI Level 8 degree
  • Recognised by the King's Inns and Law Society of Ireland
  • Extensive list of electives
  • Extracurricular law related activities
  • Industry lecturers

What is Blended Learning?

“Blended learning” incorporates weekly video lectures which are uploaded to an online virtual learning platform to be reviewed at learners’ convenience; weekly virtual activities to be completed on topics covered; and fortnightly tutorial-style live “webinars” using the most up-to-date conferencing technology. E-learning is “blended” with “live” Saturday classroom-based workshops, which take place on a monthly basis. 

The LL.B. (Blended) programme is fully comparable to the full-time and part-time LL.B. programmes at Griffith College - only the mode of delivery differs, providing learners with professional or personal commitments, and those living outside of the greater Dublin area with a more flexible offering. This course is validated by QQI/HETAC at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications and content and assessment is identical to the full-time and part-time LL.B programmes.

Students visit the Dublin campus on a monthly basis, however, they have access to all facilities provided to full-time and part-time students, as well as the option of participating in the wide range of extra-curricular activities undertaken by full-time and part-time law students at Griffith College, such as mooting, debating, FLAC and the Law Society should they so wish. 

Course details

Flexibility is offered to LL.B. (Blended) learners, who may also opt for a four-year progression where professional and/or personal commitments would render this a more feasible option.

* Please note that electives are subject to demand. Students pick three electives in year two and four to five in year three depending on subjects chosen.

Course Contacts

Marcus
Gatto
Dublin Campus
T: 
01-4150432
Timetables

Please note this is a provisional timetable and there may be revisions.

LL.B. (Hons) Blended Year One Timetable - 2017/2018

How to Apply

 Entry Requirements

We welcome independent, motivated self-starters which the discipline, commitment and desire to learn independently. All learners over 23 must meet with Programme Manager prior to formal admission in order to assess their needs, and if necessary to advise of alternative paths to progression, i.e. as part-time students.

Learners who have previously completed the Diploma in Legal Studies and Practice at Griffith College may proceed directly to the second year of this programme. Also, learners under 23 years of age on 1st January of the year of admission must meet the following Leaving Certificate requirements, Min. 2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language).

Technical Requirements

Students must have a laptop with a functioning webcam, an external microphone headset, access to broadband.

How to Apply

To apply for this course if you are over 23 years of age or looking for advanced entry, you will need to fill out the online application form online uploading a copy of your photo I.D. (passport or driving licence) with it.

Applicants under 23 will also be required to upload a copy of their Leaving Certificate results with their application.

A knowledge of basic IT skills is required for students taking the blended course, due to the reliance on the online learning facilities.

Fees

Fee Information

A Registration Fee of Euro 250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Annual Fees
Dublin

Please Note: A registration fee of Euro 250.00 is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.

Campus: Dublin

Study Mode: Blended

EU living Ireland: EUR 5,750

 

2% Learner Protection Charge

All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.

Direct Debit Scheme

Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.

Sponsorship

Is your company paying for your course?

They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:

  • Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
  • Email: [email protected]
Progression

Academic Progression 

Graduates of this course have the option to continue their studies at Griffith College. We offer a number of options including:

You can contact our admissions team to discuss what progression options are available to you.

Career Progression 

Through the LL.B. (Hons), you will have gained valuable professional experience, built a strong foundation of critical analysis and presentation skills, and covered a diverse range of topics. The following are a range of career paths that will be open to you:

  • Legal Secretary
  • Banking and Financial Services Solicitor
  • Legal Director
  • Solicitor
  • Barrister at Law
  • Commercial Contracts and IT Legal Council
  • Legal Advisor
  • Pensions Administrator
  • Claims Advisor
  • Litigation Legal Executive
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