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BCL Law with Social Justice

BCL Law with Social Justice

Undergraduate (Level 8 NFQ , Credits 240 )
Are you concerned about injustice in society and interested in acquiring the skills and knowledge that will enable you to advocate change and to tackle social inequality? This course (the first of its kind in Ireland) is designed to allow you to acquire a highly respected law degree, whilst also gaining a detailed understanding of the social justice issues that are intended to be addressed by the legal system. On completion, youll be uniquely equipped to offer a critical perspective on issues such as the adequacy of our criminal justice system, our family court structure and our industrial relations frameworks.
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How do I apply?

For EU students, please apply via MyUCD. The following entry route(s) are available:
Description ENTRY Duration Application Opening Date APPURL
BCL Law with Social Justice(LWW9) Entry in

Full Time - 4 Year(s) Apply From -
Oct 2023
Clinical Legal Education Centre (CLEC) modules are also available, including Advocacy & Mooting, Alternative Dispute Resolution and The Lawyer, Professional Ethics & Legal Practice.Throughout the four years of the degree, you'll participate in a specially designed Law and Social Justice Seminar. You may get involved in UCD's Student Legal Service which offers legal information clinics to students.

You will 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 Social JusticeLWW9
This degree will provide an ideal platform for careers in:

  • National and international NGOs as legal advisors or researchers
  • Public policy

    Relevant graduate study programmes include:

  • International Human Rights
  • Criminology
  • Equality Studies
  • You can apply to spend third year at one of our partner universities including:

  • Australian National University, Canberra
  • University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • The University of Minnesota
  • The University of Miami
  • York University, Toronto