September 2020: Classes begin in Aungier Street; moving to Grangegorman in October.
NEW PROGRAMME FOR 2020
Minimum Number of
Minimum Grade in
English or Irish
Other Grade Requirements
At least H4 in language of study: French, German, Spanish.
Applicants from QQI Level 5/6 welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi
Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature
The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with a language combines a full Irish law degree with the study of the law, language and culture of one of three European countries: France, Germany or Spain. Students learn about legal rules and systems, why they exist, how they have developed and how they relate to social and economic goals. Whilst the focus is on Irish law, students will obtain a grounding in the law and legal system of one other European country. In addition, upon completion of the degree, students will have reached C1 standard in their chosen language on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Study Abroad Opportunities
There is a mandatory year abroad under the Erasmus + programme in year three. Students choose from a range of partner universities in France, Germany or Spain.
Graduates will be equipped to take up professional roles in a range of businesses, public services, non-governmental and European Institutions. The programme also facilitates entry in to both branches of the Irish legal profession.
The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with a language consists of 240 ECTS at level 8. Students take a minimum of 150 credits of law and a minimum of 70 credits of language over four years, including 40 credits at a partner university abroad. The subjects offered (10 credits each) are as follows:
- Contract Law
- Core Legal Skills
- Criminal Law
- French/German/Spanish 1A
- French/German/Spanish Studies 1
- Tort Law
- Company Law
- Constitutional Law
- EU Law
- French/German/Spanish 2A
- French/German/Spanish Studies 2
- Property Law
- French/German/Spanish Language 3 (online)
- Law/language (minimum 20credits law, total 40 credits) at partner university
- Legal Research Project
- French/German/Spanish for professional purposes
Five additional modules chosen by students, of which 4 must be law. Options include:
- Administrative Law
- Art Heritage and History of France
- Employment Law
- European Human Rights Law
- Family Law
- French Literary and Critical Studies
- German Literary and Critical Studies
- Immigration Refugee and Asylum Law
- Introduction to French/German/Spanish Liaison Translation and Interpreting
- Introduction to French/German/Spanish Professional Translation
- Media and IP Law
- Prison Law and Prisoner’s Rights
- Spanish Literary and Critical Studies
On graduation, you may proceed to postgraduate studies leading to the award of MSc, MPhil or PhD at research institutes and universities worldwide.