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Constitutional Law and Judicial Review (Taster Course)

Constitutional Law and Judicial Review (Taster Course)

Overview

Gain an in-depth knowledge of the history and evolution of Constitutional Law in Ireland

This module will introduce students to the history and evolution of Constitutional Law in Ireland as well as its fundamental principles and substantive rules.

Why Study Constitutional Law and Judicial Review at Griffith College?

The Constitutional Law and Judicial Review from DLSP course is conducted on a part-time evening basis over an 8-week period. This course is for any individuals wishing to specialise in constitutional law.

  • You will gain a firm understanding of the legislative, judicial and executive functions of the State.
  • You will gain a broad knowledge of the provisions of the Constitution conferring rights upon the citizens of the State and describe the way in which the Constitution may be amended.
  • You will obtain a valuable insight into the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights on the Irish Constitution
  • You will become acquainted with the practice of summarising procedures for Judicial Review.
  • Option to further your studies in this area by pursuing our Diploma in Legal Studies and Practice course.

Intake Dates

Our intake for this course commences in November (Date to be confirmed).

Course details

Constitutional Law and Judicial Review

  • History of Constitutional Law in Ireland
  • The Nation and the State
  • Separation of Powers
  • Fundamental Rights and the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights
  • Judicial Review

Course Contacts

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

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)

Two Honours Level, Grade C3s or above and four Ordinary Level D3s (subjects to include a language, English, Irish or another language) or equivalent exam taken.

New Leaving Cert

2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language).

How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Short Courses Department

Fees

Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 412.50

Progression

What further study can I do?

Graduates of the Constitutional Law and Judicial Review from DLSP course may progress onto our Diploma in Legal Studies and Practice course.
 

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