Drogheda Institute of Further EducationPre-University Law with Criminology

Pre-University Law with Criminology

1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI

Course description

This course gives a comprehensive introduction to Law and Criminology. The course is aimed at students wishing to obtain a legal or other qualification at Universities and Institutes of Technology. It introduces students to the methods of study, writing and research skills necessary for successful participation at Third Level.

This course provides an alternative to CAO entry to Third Level Colleges for students (school leavers or mature students) who wish to complete a foundation year before progressing. The course in itself also provides learners with knowledge and skills for employment.

Course Content

  • Legal Practice and Procedures
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminology
  • Family Law


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Legal Studies – 5M3789.

Progression Options

The majority of students progress to Law or Arts degree programmes in Universities or Institutes of Technology.

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