An ordinary degree in law, covering the ‘core’ law subjects.
Contract, Company, EU, Tort, Criminal, Constitutional, Equity, Property Law & Core Legal Skills
This is an advanced-entry programme, for students who already have some previous third-level education OR 2-3 years of experience in a legal environment. Students lacking these qualifications can enrol on the Foundations in Law programmes offered by DIT.
Examinations / Assessments
Assessment is by a mix of essays, research projects and end-of-term exams.
Students who successfully complete the BA(Ord) in Law can progress onto the LL.B. degree, a Level 8, Honours degree in law.
Students will gain the ability to recognise and apply legal principles in a variety of factual contexts.
Students have sat and passed the entrance exams to the Law Society and progressed onto a career as a solicitor, while others have used the BA (Ord) to find or advance a career in business, the public sector, non-governmental organisations or the Gardai.