Family Law (Taster Course)

Type

Professional / Short Course

Duration

8 Weeks x 1 Evening

Validated by

Griffith College

Mode

Part-Time

Campus

Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level

N/A

Taken from the DLSP curriculum, this module will familiarise learners with the fundamental principles and substantive rules of Irish family law.

Provide learners with a sound knowledge of the law regulating the formation, breakdown, and dissolution of the institution of marriage and the family unit.

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 Family Law at Griffith College?

  • Provide learners with a sound knowledge of the law regulating the formation, breakdown, and dissolution of the institution of marriage and the family unit.
  • Provide learners with an understanding of the fundamental rights and duties of the State and of individuals in relation to the family and children.
  • Enable learners to apply family law theory to different factual situations.
  • Acquaint learners with practice and procedures before the Family Courts in Ireland.
  • Ensure that learners can prepare documents necessary to bring a case to trial before the family courts in Ireland.

Intake Dates

The next intake for this course will be:

  • March 2023

Please see the timetable section. 

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