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Carlow Institute of Further Education

Carlow Institute of Further Education

Legal Studies


Course Code:  5M3789
Award Code(s):  5M3789
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course / programme is an introduction to the Irish legal system and general law subjects. It is particularly suited to students who wish to progress to a degree in law at third level.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Legal Practice & Procedures
Business Law
Communications
Word Processing
Work Experience
Spreadsheet Methods
Business Administration Skills
Bookkeeping - Manual & Computerised

 

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Progression Routes

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