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Land Law (Taster Course)

Land Law (Taster Course)


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.

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.
Course details

Land Law Subjects

  • 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 2020, dates available on request.

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


Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 412.50


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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