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Graduate Programmes at UCD Law

Graduate studies play an important role in the academic life of the Law School and also provide opportunities for interaction with practitioners in the legal professions and in government through our professional diploma programmes.

Doctoral Programmes

PhD in European Law and Governance

Interdisciplinary Graduate Research Programme between the School of Law and the School of Politics and International Relations.

PhD in Law

Largest group of academic lawyers in Ireland and leading researchers of high international standing.

LLM Graduate Programmes

Most of our range of Masters programmes can be taken on a part-time basis over two years

LLM General

An enriching experience for law graduates who wish to deepen their knowledge of the law.

LLM International Commercial Law

Advance your career with a specialisation in one of law’s leading practitioner fields.

LLM in Criminology & Criminal Justice

This specialisation will equip you with a head-start for a career in criminal law and the criminal justice system.

LLM in IP and IT Law

A programme offering specialist and in-depth knowledge of an increasingly important and fast-moving areas of law.

LLM in International Human Rights

An interdisciplinary programme examining the interaction of law and politics in the vital area of human rights.

LLM European Law and Public Affairs

An interdisciplinary approach to the law and politics of the European Union for those who want a deeper understanding of EU law and wider government trends.

Masters Graduate Programmes

The Law School also offers graduate programmes specifically designed for non-law graduates:

MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice

A unique programme for non- lawyers who wish to work in the criminal justice system based in Ireland’s only Institute of Criminology.

MSc International Law and Business

Students with undergraduate qualifications in both law and business disciplines the opportunity for advanced study in both disciplines.

Masters in Common Law

A Masters programme for those who have not previously studied Law at undergraduate level