As a graduate of this law degree programmes you will be in a position to immediately enter professional training, either by sitting the Law Society FE1 examinations for entry to the solicitors’ profession or the King’s Inns Barrister-at-Law Degree entrance examination for entry to the barristers’ profession.
This degree stream focuses on the overlapping fields between Accounting and Law learning the key skills to excel in both the financial and legal areas.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
QQI FET/FETAC Links
PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.
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(Click on the Codes)
|Note: Information for 2020 Entry|
|Old Code||New Code||Award Title|
|BACXX||Administration - Construction|
|CNSSX||Networks and Software Systems|
|EFTVP||Film & TV Production|
|EMMWD||Multimedia and Web Development|
|5M0536||Computer Systems and Networks|
|5M1761||Intellectual Disability Practice|
|5M18519||Film and Television Production|
|DCHSC||5M2009||Early Childhood Care and Education|
|ELESX||5M2073||Language and European Studies|
|ECHSX||5M2154||Cultural and Heritage Studies|
|EASSX||5M2181||Applied Social Studies|
|EETXX||5M3635||Education and Training|
|5M3782||Health Service Skills|
|DCHSX||5M4468||Community Health Services|
|DTXXX||5M5011||Tourism with Business|
|DSRXX||5M5146||Sports, Recreation and Exercise|
|ETFPX||5M5158||Film and Television Production|
|DCXXX||6M2007||Early Childhood Care and Education|
|6M2218||Social and Vocational Integration|
|6M3115||Information, Advice and Advocacy|
|6M4978||Health Services Supervisory Management Skills|
|6M5012||Tourism with Business|
|BITSX||6M5014||International Contact Centre Service|
|6M5147||Sports, Recreation and Exercise|
|6M5159||Film and Television Production|
Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.
Placements and Erasmus Study abroad options are open to students, subject to availability.
Successful graduates of these programmes will be in a position to immediately enter professional legal training, either by sitting the Law Society FE1 examinations for entry to the solicitors’ profession, or by sitting the King’s Inns Barrister-at- Law Degree entrance examinations for entry to the barristers’ profession.
The Law and Accounting degree attracts significant exemptions from relevant accounting bodies and graduates are likely to be primarily focused on a professional accounting qualification and/or a professional tax qualification. Careers in banking and financial institutions are also common options.