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DN600 LFL
Law and French Law

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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).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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Law is the system of rules which governs society; practitioners of law are trained to analyse, interpret, and apply it. There are laws which apply to almost every aspect of life; including business and trade regulations, criminal activity, family disputes, property development, and European law

The BCL (Law with French Law) allows you to undertake a degree in Irish law, whilst simultaneously acquiring a broad knowledge of French law and a very high level of competence in French language and French legal terminology. While on this degree, you will gain comparative insights which inform an enhanced critical perspective on Irish law.



 
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A HB3 in French is an entry requirement for this course


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DN600 LFL - Law and French Law
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DN600 LFL - Law and French Law
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Third year is spent studying at a partner university abroad.

Graduates of this course obtain a recognised degree in Irish law. They are particularly well placed to pursue careers with International law firms, European Union and other international institutions (e.g. European Court of Justice), NGOs.

Recent BCL (Law with French Law) graduates have progressed to graduate study at prestigious universities, including Harvard, Cambridge and Oxford.

To become a legal professional, it is normal to pass examinations set by the Law Society of Ireland, and serve an apprenticeship for an additional two years.



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