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Masters Programmes

UCD Sutherland School of Law offers a wide range of graduate degrees including Taught Masters, Research Masters, and Doctorates. In addition to six LLM programmes, we offer four Masters degrees which are suitable for graduates in disciplines other than law: 

Scroll down this page for brochures for each of our ten Taught Masters programmes.

On our (opens in a new window)YouTube Channel you will find a series of webinars relating to graduate study including (opens in a new window)this webinar featuring three graduates speaking about the Masters in Common Law, LLM in Criminology & Criminal Justice and LLM in Intellectual Property & Information Technology. For an insight into the MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice this video from graduate, Ciara Molloy gives a very good overview of the programme. This (opens in a new window)video presentation will also give you an insight into our unique, interdisciplinary MSc in Environmental & Climate Law which is suitable for law and non-law graduates. It is offered full-time and part-time with both September and January start dates.

LLM by Research

UCD Sutherland School of Law also offers the possibility of studying a two-year LLM by Research. We offer expert supervision by leading researchers of high international standing in a wide variety of fields. These include European Union law, Commercial law, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Constitutional and Administrative law, Governance, Human Rights, Employment law, Environmental law, Intellectual Property law, Legal History and Private law. You can apply to for the LLM by Research online through the online UCD application process, at    http://www.ucd.ie/apply

The contact for the LLM by research is: Niamh McCabe ((opens in a new window)Niamh.mccabe@ucd.ie, Phone: +353-1-1716 4111).

Scholarships and Grants:

There are a numbers of scholarships/bursaries available to study Masters programmes in UCD Sutherland School of Law. The closing date to apply is 31st May, all who apply prior to that date are eligible to be included. In addition to School and University scholarships, we are grateful to the following donors who fund two of these generous scholarships: the families of Doreen FitzGerald Caprani and James Healy.  See more information here. UCD Global also offers a series of scholarships to international students - details here.

Undergraduates who are eligible for government SUSI funding should note that their fees for graduate study may also be covered under the scheme. To check your eligibility please see the SUSI eligibility indicator tool available at this (opens in a new window)weblink.

Ten UCD Law Masters Degrees:

Click on each icon below for further details of the particular programme and how you can apply. A brochure for each programme can also be downloaded from the links below each icon. 

UCD Sutherland School of Law

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.