12 months
17500 EUR/year
7130 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Law Degree at University College Cork provides students with the opportunity to pursue a dissertation in their area of interest under the supervision of dedicated and experienced lecturers. 


Learning outcomes

The Law Degree at University College Cork offers you a wide choice of options ranging from criminal, medical, and human rights law to internet, environmental and intellectual property law. Students can choose to specialise in one or two chosen areas of interest or they can sample modules from across the broad range of possibilities.

A primary advantage of this course is that it allows students to choose from a wide choice of modules across a range of areas and can either focus their interest in one area, for example business or international law, or choose from a broad variety of legal subjects.

This programme will provide you with a high-quality, broadly-based postgraduate experience where our commitment to academic excellence is combined with a firm commitment to developing student appreciation of law's practical and policy implications.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Comparative Family Property Law
  • Penology
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Electronic Commerce Law
  • Criminology
  • Mental Capacity Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a BCL (Hons) Degree from the National University of Ireland with at least Second Class Honours Grade
  • Have such other relevant third level educational qualifications and/or professional experience as, in the opinion of the Faculty of law, qualifies the candidate to undertake the LLM Degree.
  • Applications from overseas candidates are welcome and their qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Non-EU applicants should contact the International Education Office by email at international postgrad@ucc.ie for application details.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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