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Templemore College of Further Education

Templemore College of Further Education


 

Legal Studies and Administration


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

 
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Description...
This course is designed for school leavers and / or mature students who wish to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence to work in a legal environment.

 

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.

Business Law
Legal Practice and Procedures
Communications
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Work Experience
Text Production
Business Administration Skills
Safety and Health at Work

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Accounts Team Leader   Health & Safety Officer  
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Database Administrator   Bi-lingual / Multi-lingual Secretary  
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Personal Assistant   Archivist  
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Medical Secretary   Compliance Manager  
Court Usher / Judicial Assistant   Legal Executive  
Patent Agent / Attorney   Paralegal  
Solicitor   Law Clerk  
Pensions Adviser   Trade Union Official  
Court Reporter / Stenographer   Customs Officers  

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Clerical & Administration
Law & Legal
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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5M3789