Students of all ages, college majors, etc., are encouraged to apply. Students are expected to present high marks in their subjects as the application process is competitive.
Students must normally have attained the age of seventeen years by 15th January following the year of entry to a University.
The Irish Naturalization and Immigration Service require that all non-EU students have private health insurance while studying in Ireland. Students should be prepared to present proof of insurance when arriving in Ireland.
Students enrolled on a course of more than one academic year must buy a combined insurance policy that offers both (i) Health Insurance and (ii) student accident and repatriation. Such a (combined) policy meets the requirements for immigration.
To secure such a policy you can visit the Study and Protect page from the Arachas Insurance Company.
The Arachas policy will meet the requirements of the immigration authorities and they are endorsed by the Irish universities. Atlantic Bridge Tip, select the box titled “Medical Expenses (on a course of more than one academic year”).
You will receive a Law LLB (Latin: Legum Baccalaureate) from University College Cork. This degree is based in English Common Law that is practiced across Ireland, Canada, and the United States.
Upon degree completion, you will be able to eligible for the Canadian National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) or the United States’ American Bar Association evaluations in order to practice law in these respective countries. The schools have graduates currently practicing law in North America. Please click here for more information on law licensing in Canada and the US.
University College Cork offers the 2-Year LLB program for graduate entry (students who have completed an undergraduate degree before September of the year of entry).
Absolutely. The standard of education in Irish Law schools is extremely high. Their degrees are highly regarded throughout the world.
University College Cork 2022 Fees – €12,600*
The above fees should be treated as a guideline only and are not official. Tuition fees are subject to annual review.
Holders of EU passports who are not ordinarily residents of the EU are subject to overseas (i.e. non-EU) tuition fees. A student who meets any of the following conditions may request to be assessed for EU Tuition Fees.
*Ordinarily resident means being resident in the EU/EEA/Swiss Confederation for a minimum of 183 days in any one calendar year for a minimum of 3 of the last 5 years.
(a) For all applicants aged under 23 on September 1st of the year of entry to a
(b) For all applicants aged 23 or over on September 1st of the year of entry to a program:
(c) Students educated for 5 years in primary or secondary school in the EU/EEA/Swiss Confederation can be assessed for EU fees
Note: Any period of residence as a student or a holder of a student visa will not be included in the assessment of years of residence.
In order to receive an offer of an EU place, you must apply via the Central Applications Office (CAO).
In order to apply to for the 2 Year Graduate Entry Law program you must haveyour Bachelor’s Degree completed no later than September 1 st of the year of proposed entry. For the full list of eligibility requirements for the program, please click here. If applying for the 4YR program you must have completed High School by September of the year of entry.
The minimum cumulative GPA to apply to the Irish Law School is a 2.8 on a 4.0 scale, or approximately 65% and above. However the Admissions Committees tend to consider every application individually and on its own merits, taking into account (among other things) the degree of difficulty involved in the undergraduate, the competitiveness of the school, the course load carried by the student and other factors.
Students who are currently enrolled in courses and who will not have final marks or earned their degree by the application deadline may be given a conditional offer by the schools. This is a common practice and allows students to (i) apply while they are still undertaking their current coursework and (ii) receive an offer of a place based on past coursework already completed and predicted marks.
A conditional offer is an offer that is contingent on meeting certain condition(s),for instance, earning a bachelor’s degree by September of the year of entry or earning a certain grade point average,
There is one entering class each year. Classes commence annually in September.
Yes, the universities have excellent, modern, on-campus housing. International students who have received letters of admission are guaranteed university housing (provided that their housing applications are received on time). Housing in the private sector, including housing for married couples, may also be located with assistance from the college’s student accommodation office. For more detail, please visit our Accommodations page.
The universities recommend that, on average, students should budget approximately €18,000 (Euros) per year for living expenses (housing, food, books, toiletries, transportation, etc.). These expenses may be financed through financial aid.
For the answer to these questions, please view our Moving To Ireland page, or Click Here for information on UK visas required to attend Queen’s University.
Yes, the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) offers special student airfares to students who are studying overseas. CIEE has offices throughout the USA and Canada through which travel arrangements can be made to and from Europe, North America and the rest of the world. For details on their office nearest you call 1-800-781-4040 or www.statravel.com
The Irish Tourist Board at 1-800-223-6470, or visit www.ireland.ie. Most of the major air carriers have daily scheduled flights to and from Ireland. You could also check with your preferred airline.
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