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The Evening BCL Degree at University College Cork is the longest running and most successful programme of its kind in Ireland. Another four-year cycle of the programme, leading to a BCL degree, is planned to commence in September 2017 (subject to sufficient numbers).
After completing the first two years of study, students will be awarded a Diploma in Law (Dip. L.). Although a student may decide to end his or her studies at this point, in practice the majority of students remain on to complete the BCL Degree Programme over a further two years.
Who should apply?
Applications are welcomed from those who have not yet had the opportunity to pursue third-level education, as well from graduates in other disciplines. Applicants must be aged 21 years as of 1st January 2017. The programme will be of interest to, amongst others, those who wish:
- to enhance career prospects, whether in existing employment or a new career
- to acquire an insight into the application of law to business, current affairs and society generally
- to improve reasoning, communication and analytical skills
How to Apply
The application form for the course commencing in September 2017 is available here, either as a PDF or as a Word form.
The Closing Date has been extended to 5pm on Friday 21st of April 2017.
Completed forms should be returned to the Admissions Offices.
Deadline for Applications: Extended to 5pm on Friday 21st of April 2017.
Assessment Test: 7pm, Tuesday, April 4th 2017 in ALG30, Áras na Laoi, UCC
A second assessment test for those applying by the extended closing date will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 26th April 2017 in ALG30 Lecture Theatre, Áras na Laoi.
Applicants will not receive separate notification of the test after the closing date.
The School of Law, based in Áras na Laoi, is located at No. 02 on the campus map, see:
Full details of the current Evening BCL programme such as course delivery and core modules are available here.
If you have further queries about the application process, please contact the Manager of the School of Law, Ms Mags Walsh on firstname.lastname@example.org or 021-4903414
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The School of Law is delighted to announce that the 15th Annual Law and the Environment Conference, a unique event in the Irish environmental calendar, will take place on Thursday April 27th 2017 at University College Cork.