School of Law


Brexit: Implications, Challenges and Opportunities for Ireland

Boole 1 Lecture Theatre, Friday March 3rd 2017

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Brexit: Implications, Challenges and Opportunities for Ireland

Separated Children in Judicial Proceedings:

Blackhall Place, Dublin, 30-31 March 2017

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Separated Children in Judicial Proceedings:

Welcome to the website of the School of Law at University College Cork, one of the Top 100 Law Schools in the world (QS 2014). We hope that you find everything you need on our website about what we do (our programmes, our research, our events) and if you are a student here please check out 'Current Students'.  If you cannot find what you need or if you have any queries please email us at

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.

EBCL Application 2017 PDF (423kB) or EBCL Application 2017 Word (130kB)

Completed forms should be returned to the Admissions Offices by 5pm on Friday March 24th 2017.


Key Dates

Information Evening:          7pm, Tuesday, March 7th 2017 in ALG30, Áras na Laoi, UCC

Deadline for Applications:   5pm, Friday March 24th 2017

Assessment Test:                 7pm, Tuesday, April 4th 2017 in ALG30, Áras na Laoi, UCC


The School of Law, based in Áras na Laoi, is located at No. 02 on the campus map, see:


Further Information

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 or 021-4903414 


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