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Family Law (Taster Course)

Family Law (Taster Course)

Overview

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

  • April 2022*

*subject to sufficient numbers

Please see timetable section. 

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