Law of Contract (Taster Course)

Law of Contract from DLSP
Professional / Short Course
8 Weeks x 1 Evening
Validated by
Griffith College
NFQ Level
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Course Overview

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.


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 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


We run one intake for this course, commencing as follows:


  • Autumn: September*


*subject to sufficient numbers

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.


This course will commence in September 2023. Course dates to be confirmed. 

Please contact [email protected] to request a timetable

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)

Min. 5 OD3's in the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent award and 1 year's legal experience.

New Leaving Cert

Min. 5O6/H7's in the Irish Leaving Certificate or equivalent award and 1 year's legal experience. 

English Language

If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team.

Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. Please see here for further details.


How to Apply

Directly to Griffith College Professional Academy.


Study Mode: Part-Time

Fee: EUR 475.00


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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