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Law of Evidence - Module

Course Details

Course Code: LA 4101

Available: Part- Time

Duration: 12 Weeks

Award: Undergraduate

Qualification: University Certificate of Study

Faculty: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Course Type: Taught Professional/Flexible

Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.

Application Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020


Professor Shane Kilcommins
Head, School of Law

Brief Description

The programmes examines all of the main topics within the Law of Evidence.

Applications are now open 

To apply complete all sections on this form  and return along with the required fee as outlined below in the fees section to:

Graduate and Professional Studies


Engineering Research Building

University of Limerick


The programmes examines all of the main topics within the Law of Evidence.  Along with such basic concepts as relevance and the court's discretion to exclude technically admissible evidence, the topics that will be covered include the burden of proof, the course of the trial, the competence and compellability of witnesses, the opinion rule, the rule against hearsay, cross-examination, the law governing the admissibility of confessions, corroboration, privilege, and the principles that regulate the admission of character evidence. 
It will be suitable for anyone with an interest in the court process and fact  finding.

Please see our Module Flyer


Each candidate is considered on an individual basis whose academic qualifications,work experience, motivation and overall potential for the programme are evaluated.


No cash accepted.  All cheques, bank drafts or postal orders are to be made payable to the University of Limerick.