Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Law and Business in Ireland

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Law and Business()
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Institutions Offering Bachelor of Law and Business

  •  National University of Ireland, Galway  
    Course Outline:
    Course and module offerings and details may be subject to change.

    Year 1 (60 credits)
    This year focuses on building skills with strong foundational teaching. The module ‘Understanding the Law’ builds a platform of essential skills and helps students to transition to the expectations of a university degree. In addition to the core law modules, students gain a good basic foundation of accounting by completing two introductory accounting modules. Students do not need to have previously studied accounting and the accounting modules are optional in year two. Students also choose optional modules in Digital Business, Economics or a Language.
    Compulsory Core Modules (50 credits)
    • Introduction to Financial Accounting (5 credits)
    • Introduction to Management Accounting (5 credits)
    • Understanding the Law (10 credits)
    • Constitutional Law (10 credits)
    • Contract Law (10 credits)
    • Tort Law (10 credits)
    Optional Modules (10 credits)
    Digital Business
    • Information Management for Business (5 credits)
    • Business Information Systems (5 credits)
    Economics
    • Principles of Microeconomics (5 credits)
    • Principles of Macroeconomics (5 credits)
    Language
    • Spanish, Legal German, Legal French or Teanga an Dlí (Legal Irish) (10 credits)

    Year 2 (60 credits)
    In second year students develop their skills further with modules such as ‘Mooting’ which helps develop communication and advocacy skills. In addition to core law modules students can choose from a wide range of optional modules in Accounting, Economics, Digital Business, Management and a Language.
    Compulsory Core Modules (35 credits)
    • Criminal Law I & II (10 credits)
    • European Union Law I & II (10 credits)
    • Company Law I & II (10 credits)
    • Mooting (5 credits)
    Optional Modules (25 credits)
    Accounting
    • Management Accounting I (5 credits)
    • Business Finance I (5 credits)
    • International Financial Reporting I (5 credits)
    Economics
    • Applied Microeconomics for Business (5 credits)
    • Macroeconomics and the Business Environment (5 credits)
    • Principles of Microeconomics (5 credits)
    • Principles of Macroeconomics (5 credits)
    Digital Business
    • Business Information Systems (5 credits)
    • Information Management for Business (5 credits)
    • Cybersecurity (5 credits)
    Management
    • Employment Relations (5 credits)
    • Management (5 credits)
    Language
    • Spanish, Legal French, Legal German or Teanga an Dlí (Legal Irish) (10 credits each)

    Year 3 (60 credits)
    Customise your experience by choosing either professional work placement or study abroad.
    Caithfidh na mic léinn a dhéanann Teanga an Dlí seimeastar amháin ag staidéar ar champas Gaeltachta Ollscoil na hÉireann Gaillimh ar an gCeathrú Rua agus seimeastar amháin eile ar shocrúchán oibre i dtimpeallacht lán-Ghaeilge. (Students who study Legal Irish will spend one semester studying at NUI Galway’s Gaeltacht campus in An Cheathrú Rua and one semester of professional work placement in an Irish-speaking environment.)

    Year 4 (60 credits)
    Students will have the opportunity to shape their degree by choosing a specialist stream. Students will also complete a ‘Guided Research Essay’ on a topic of their choice and will be supported by an academic mentor.
    Compulsory Modules (35 credits)
    • Equity Law (10 credits)
    • Land Law (10 credits)
    • Commercial Law (5 credits)
    • Legal Business & Ethics (5 credits)
    • Guided Research Essay (5 credits)
    Optional Specialist Streams (25 credits)
    Students will have the opportunity to shape their degree by choosing a specialist stream. Students may choose one of the following specialist streams including the ‘General’ stream which allows students to choose modules from multiple streams. Certain specialist streams have prerequisite modules which must be passed before choosing the stream in the final year.
    Economics
    Compulsory modules for this stream:
    • Microeconomics and Public Policy (5 credits)
    • Macroeconomics and Public Policy (5 credits)
    Optional Modules for this stream:
    • Econometrics (5 credits)
    • Health Economics (5 credits)
    • Money & Banking (5 credits)
    • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (5 credits)
    • Development Economics (5 credits)
    • Economics and Philosophy (5 credits)
    • International Economics (5 credits)
    • Economics of Financial Markets (5 credits)
    • Public Economics (5 credits)
    • Marine Economics (5 credits)
    Accounting
    • Management Accounting II (5 credits)
    • Management Accounting III (5 credits)
    • International Financial Reporting II (5 credits)
    • International Financial Reporting III (5 credits)
    • Business Finance I (5 credits)
    • Business Finance II (5 credits)
    The Legal Professions
    • Administrative Law I (5 credits)
    • Jurisprudence I (5 credits)
    • Evidence I & II (10 credits)
    • Choose a module from another stream (5 credits)
    Management
    • Labour Law I (5 credits)
    • Labour Law II (5 credits)
    • Human Resource Management (5 credits)
    • Work in a Global Context (5 credits)
    • Business Strategy (5 credits)
    Digital Business and Analytics
    • Database Technologies (5 credits)
    • Decision Modelling and Analytics (5 credits)
    • Business Intelligence & Analytics (5 credits)
    • Implementing Digital Innovation (5 credits)
    • Advanced Research Topics in Information Systems (5 credits)
    • Law and Innovation (5 credits)
    Language
    Students who choose a language must also choose 15 credits worth of modules on other streams to meet credit requirements.
    • Spanish/ Legal German/ Legal French/ Teanga an Dlí (Legal Irish) (10 credits)
    General
    Define your own degree by selecting modules from the list below or from any of the other streams to meet the requirement of 25 credits. Module selection is subject to timetable clashes and availability.
    • Applied Microeconomics for Business (5 credits)
    • Macroeconomics and the Business Environment for Business (5 credits)
    • Economics of Public Policy (5 credits)
    • Introduction to Public Policy (5 credits)




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