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Law of Contract (Taster Course)

Law of Contract (Taster Course)


Develop learners’ understanding of the fundamental doctrines and principles of the law of contract.

Inform learners of what is required for the basic formation of a contract, other terms which may be included, how contracts can be rendered void/voidable, how they may be brought to an end and the remedies available for breach of contract.

Why Study Law of Contract at Griffith College?

This module aims to introduce students to the following:

  • Promote an appreciation of the balance achieved by the courts in protecting legitimate interests and individual’s freedom of exercise in trade and business.
  • Evolve a clear understanding of the performance of contractual obligations and the discharge of liability.
  • Develop a working knowledge of the remedies available in contract law.
  • Enable learners to apply contract law theory to different factual situations.

Intake Dates

Our intake for this course commences in September 2020 

Please see the timetable section for course dates.

Course details

Law of Contract

  • Formation of a Contract
  • Contents of a Contract
  • Void and Voidable Contracts
  • Termination of Contract
  • Remedies

Course Contacts

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


September 2020 dates available on request.


How to Apply

Entry Requirements

All applicants must be have completed the Introduction to the Irish Legal System.

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 (DLSP).


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