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BCL Law with Philosophy

BCL Law with Philosophy

Undergraduate (Level 8 NFQ , Credits 240 )
Legal systems express and reflect the prevailing moral, political, social and economic philosophy of the state. Law and philosophy are, therefore, complementary fields of study. An understanding of law is fundamentally enhanced by a deeper knowledge of philosophical theory. This course offers you a highly respected degree in law combined with an enriched appreciation of its philosophical underpinnings.
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Description ENTRY Duration Application Opening Date APPURL
BCL Law with Philosophy(LWW1) Entry in

Full Time - 4 Year(s) Apply From -
Oct 2022
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You’ll attend lectures and tutorials, in addition to engaging in study and preparatory work.

Assessment is through a combination of end-of-semester examinations, essays and group work projects.
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BCL Law with PhilosophyLWW1
BCL (Law with Philosophy) students can choose to study the modules necessary for legal professional recognition, which enables them to pursue legal careers as solicitors or barristers.

Graduates are also ideally suited to careers in:
  • Legal research (e.g. at the Law Reform Commission)
  • Politics
  • Media
  • Diplomatic service
  • Academia

    Relevant graduate study programmes include LLM degrees in:
  • International Human Rights
  • European Law & Public Affairs
  • Legal Philosophy
  • Students can apply for places on our exchange programmes with partner universities including:

  • University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • UniversitĂ© de Fribourg, Switzerland