The Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies is a one-year, full time, add-on course for students who wish to seek employment in areas where law plays a prominent role.
The main aims and objectives of the programme are:
To provide specialised knowledge of specific, core law subjects, in depth.
To provide education that equips the student with legal knowledge and skills that can be applied to the legal profession and in employment generally.
To provide a broad education that equips the student with legal knowledge and skills that can be applied in further study at Level 8.
To develop the student's capacity to evaluate and integrate knowledge, conceptual skills and competences through group work, presentations, and independent research.
To develop the student's capacity to become a life-long, evaluative, and reflective learner.
Students who successfully complete this programme can proceed to honours degree level on the BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business programme. The BA (Hons) in Legal Studies with Business is approved by the Board of the Honorable Society of Kings Inns for students holding it, together with the Higher Certificate in Arts in Legal Studies and the BA in Legal Studies, provided certain conditions have been met.