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Law of Torts (Taster Course)

Law of Torts (Taster Course)


Introduce learners to the fundamental principles of tort law including Constitutional torts such as privacy.

This course will provide learners with an understanding of general principles of negligence. it will also familiarise learners with some of the personal interests protected by the law of torts.

Why StudyLaw of Tort at Griffith College

On successful completion of this module, learners should be able to:

  • Explain the nature of a tort and define the characteristics of specific torts.
  • Distinguish between the different types of torts including Constitutional torts such as privacy.
  • Appraise the key elements of these torts.
  • Evaluate the remedies available in tort.
  • Analyse factual scenarios and apply their understanding of Irish tort law to them.

Intake Dates

Our intake for this course commences in November (Date to be confirmed).

Course details

Law of Torts Subjects:

  • Introduction to Tort
  • Negligence
  • Defamation
  • Torts related to land
  • Liability for Defective Products
  • Limitation of Actions
  • Remedies

Course Contacts

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


November 2019, 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 Maths and 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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