Course Details

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Course Start Date:
4 years
NFQ Level 8
Faculty: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Course Type: Professional/Flexible
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


Name: Dr Una Woods
Address: School of Law Email: Telephone: +353 (0) 61 232356

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Brief Description

The next intake for this course is scheduled for 2025.

The School of Law at the University of Limerick is now inviting applications for the LL.B. Evening Programme (Honours Degree). A four-year part-time course leading to the award of Bachelor of Laws, the subjects covered will include : Criminal Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Equity and the Law of Trusts, Land Law, Constitutional Law, Company Law and EU Law and electives including Family Law, Law of Evidence, Labour Law, Jurisprudence, Administrative Law and Sport and the Law


  • The central objective of the programme is to provide students with the knowledge and skills ordinarily associated with a degree level legal education embracing legal knowledge, research ability, analytical skills, conflict resolution, conflict avoidance, critical evaluation, personal skills and legal ethics.
  • All law subjects required by the Irish professional bodies, the Law Society and the King’s Inns, are covered in full over the course of this programme.
  • It offers great flexibility as all classes are scheduled in the evening time to suit those who are working.
  • It is small group with an intake of approximately 25 students.
  • The lecturers are given by faculty who are experts in their fields.

A legal education gives you a number of career options. You may decide to enter the legal profession as a solicitor or barrister or you may engage in further study and become an academic. These are not the only options, as a law degree will give you a rich and wide-ranging education, which is relevant to a variety of careers. Our graduates often pursue careers in areas such as administration, government, business, finance, insurance, journalism, broadcasting, research and diplomacy.

A law degree will provide you with life-long skills that can be adapted to suit a multiplicity of careers.


Autumn Semester

Spring Semester

Year 1


• LA4091 Legal System and Method

• LA4291 Criminal Law 1

• LA4191 Contract Law 1



• LA4092 Commercial Law

• LA4292 Criminal Law 2

• LA4192 Contract Law 2


Year 2


• LA4190 Constitutional Law 1

• LA4690 Land Law 1

• LA4390 Torts 1



• LA4062 Constitutional Law 2

• LA4692 Land Law 2

• LA4392 Torts 2


Year 3


• LA4093 Law of the European Union 1

• LA4190 Company Law 1

• LA4890 Equity and Trusts 1



• LA4096 Law of the European Union 2

• LA4912 Company Law 2

• LA4892 Equity and Trusts 2


Year 4


• Two Electives*

• LA4010 Project 1



• Two Electives*

• LA4908 Project 2


* The elective stream for Semester 7 and 8 will be drawn from modules on offer by the School of Law for the relevant year subject to demand and resource requirements. They may include such modules as Labour Law, Family Law, Jurisprudence, Law of Evidence, Administrative Law and Sport and the Law. Students are expected to complete a final year project on a legal topic under the supervision of a faculty member. 

EU -  €5,656

Non- EU - €15,360

Further information on fees and payment of fees is available from the Student Fees Office website. All fee related queries should be directed to the Student Fees Office (Phone: +353 61 213 007 or email

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