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Certificate in Legal Practice

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

October 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 2,321

Course Accredited By


  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Certificate

Campus: Dublin Main Campus. 

The Cert. in Legal Practice allows learners to enhance their legal career through the study of 4 practical legal modules. 


The Certificate in Legal Practice (Level 7, QQI, Special Purpose Award) is a one year course which covers four practical modules and is offered on a part-time basis (one night per week) either in class or via blended learning.

  • The aim of the Certificate in Legal Practice course is to develop students' expertise in legal practice through the study of Professional Ethics and Skills in Practice, Civil Litigation Conveyancing and Criminal Practice and Procedure. The course is delivered both in-class and via blended learning.
  • The Certificate in Legal Practice is a Level 7 Special Purpose Award validated by QQI.
  • Students will gain experience in legal practices, to supplement existing legal knowledge, preparing them for a career in law.
  • Learners will acquire highly transferable skills attractive to a wide range of businesses outside law.
  • All of our lecturers have many years’ experience in the legal sector.
  • All lectures and course materials are available anytime through our Moodle service.

Enrollment Cycles

  • October 2023

Entry Requirements

  • All applicants need to have work experience in a legal environment and previously studied law at Level 6 or upwards.
  • Applicants under the age of 23 years need 5 O6/H7 grades in the Leaving Certificate, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) or, four GCSE passes at grade C to include English plus one pass at A-level.
  • In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022.


  • Professional Ethics and Skills in Practice
  • Civil Litigation
  • Conveyancing
  • Criminal Practice and Procedure

General Fee Information  

  • A 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.  

Study Mode: Part-Time/Blended

  • Dublin
  • Irish/EU Living in Ireland: EUR 1,950.00

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