Land Law (Taster Course)

Land law from DLSP
Professional / Short Course
8 Weeks x 1 Evening
Validated by
Griffith College
Dublin Main Campus
NFQ Level
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Course Overview

This course will ensure a detailed knowledge of the rules of land law.

This course will enable learners to trace current entitlements from those succeeded to contractually and foster an understanding of legal and equitable interests in property.


This course focuses on the development of professional skills; while it does not sit on the national framework, the module is drawn from Griffith College’s suite of QQI-validated programmes.

Why Study Land Law at Griffith College?

On successful completion of this module, learners should be able to:

  • Explain the historical background to land law.
  • Describe the estates in land law, including the ability to distinguish particular estates and analyse the validity of dispositions purporting to convey particular estates.
  • Discuss the rules of land law, including engaging in analysis of these rules and proposals for reform, where applicable.
  • Assess judicial and legislative rules on land law.
  • Analyse factual scenarios and be able to identify the estate, type of ownership, and particular rule of land law in question.

Intake Dates

We run one intake for this course, commencing as follows:


  • January 2025*


Subject to sufficient numbers*

Please see the timetable for course dates.

Course Details

Land Law 

  • Introduction to Land Law
  • Estates
  • Co-Ownership
  • Family Property
  • Registered and Unregistered Land
  • Adverse Possession
  • Licences
  • Introduction to Landlord and Tenant (including mediation)
  • Succession

Course Contacts

If you have any questions please get in touch with us at [email protected] or 01 415 0429.


January 2025

Timetables will be made available closer to the course start date.

Please contact [email protected] to request a timetable.

How to Apply

Entry Requirements

All applicants must complete the Introduction to the Irish Legal System course.

Mature Students 

If you are 23 years or over from the 1st January of this year, you can apply for this course directly using the College’s online application form.

Under 23 Years 

Old Leaving Cert (Pre 2017)

Min. 5 OD3's in the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent award and 1 year's legal experience.

New Leaving Cert

Min. 5O6/H7's in the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent award and 1 year's legal experience.

English Language

If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team.

Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. Please see here for further details.


How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Professional Academy


Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 475.00


What further study can I do?

Further to completion of this module, learners are recommended to continue their studies at Griffith College by applying for our Diploma in Legal Studies and Practice course.

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