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TR019
Law and German

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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In the first and second years, you will study a variety of legal modules, taken alongside students reading for our other undergraduate law programmes. Law and German students also study the constitutional and civil law of their chosen jurisdiction. Students will also be exposed to opportunities to develop their language skills and their understanding of aspects of sociology, legal systems and politics.

The German law component in this programme is designed to equip students to study and ultimately practise law through German. Instruction in these modules is through German. New entrants are not expected to be fluent; rather they will develop their language skills through the degree.

The third year is spent studying legal or related subjects abroad in a German speaking university.


 
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In addition to careers in the legal profession Law and German graduates also find employment in business, journalism, accountancy, banking, insurance, politics, foreign affairs and diplomacy and public services. In addition to learning about the legal systems in Germany and Ireland, graduates will have mastered a second language, which creates many opportunities for employment in large international organisations, not solely confined to the legal profession.



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