Law & Politics
This unique course enables students to combine the study of law and legal practice with an understanding of politics and the political process. The course has been designed to link these interconnected disciplines to give students a unique perspective on both the legal and political frameworks.
QQI Level 5
Mature candidates who do not have formal qualifications but who have appropriate business experience are also welcome to apply.
The following subjects may be offered:
- Business Administration Skills
This course examines different types of business organisations. Examines the role of management, explores the different sources of finance, the different types of meetings and explains the need for quality within a business organisation.
- Business Law
Examines the impact of the law on the business environment. The subject introduces the learner to Contract law, Consumer Law, Company Law and Employment Law.
- Applied Economics
Enables the learner to apply economic thinking to current issues.
- Legal Practice & Procedures
This subject examines the legal structures in Ireland, outlines the role of the Irish Constitution and the Personnel within the system. It also explores the area of Tort Law, Family law, Criminal law, and the impact of European Union law in Ireland.
- Word Processing
Equips the learner with the skills and competence to produce documents to a professional standard.
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to work as an effective member of a team, operating independently while under general direction and within a range of diverse, team-oriented environments.
- Work Experience
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to participate in the workplace for a limited time, carrying out work-related tasks autonomously and/or in a supervisory capacity.
- Political Studies
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to engage with key cultural, political, social and economic issues including an awareness of the centrality of politics in everyday life and with an understanding of the range and diversity political systems in Ireland and of the European Union.