UCD Sutherland School of Law Micro-credentials
UCD Sutherland School of Law offers a wide range of micro-credentials. The School works closely with law firms, government departments, and NGOs to ensure that programmes are aligned to sectoral needs. The School offers a range of micro-credentials in various aspects of the Law, that will appeal to both Legal professionals, and those in other professions/industries.
We offer a 20% discount for all UCD alumni! All UCD staff can also avail of a 20% discount on any Law Micro-credential until 20 January, 2023.
To avail of this discount you must use your UCD login details when submitting an online micro-credential application, so that we can verify your UCD student details. If you cannot remember your UCD login details please contact the UCD Student Desk for assistance.
What is a micro-credential?
A micro-credential is a module that takes place over the course of one semester. Micro-credentials are made to expand the accessibility of higher education, so they are inherently flexible. Currently, our law micro-credentials classes of up to two hours per week. Most micro-credentials include online learning options, while some are hybrid and allow the student to attend in person.
Micro-credentials give you the opportunity to upskill in highly-specialised areas with short, accredited, flexible, industry-aligned courses. Micro-credentials aim to address many of the barriers to life-long learning and enable learners to successfully balance further study with work and other commitments. When you complete a UCD micro-credential you acquire university credit (ECTS), which can be stacked towards larger UCD award, such as a UCD Masters.
Micro-credentials are ideal for those looking to take the next step in their career or make a slight career shift without committing to a long-term or full-time degree programme.
All UCD Sutherland School of Law micro-credentials are level 9 accredited courses.
The current offerings of all Law micro-credential modules are listed below (if you don’t see what you need quite yet, check back soon. Our offerings are ever growing)
- LAW42130 United Nations Human Rights Practice
- LAW42180 Regulatory Investigations
- LAW41090 Climate Change Law and Policy
- LAW40550 Irish Law & Legal Procedure
- LAW40520 Arbitration Law and Procedure
- LAW40120 Foundations of Environmental Law
- LAW42230 Natural Resources Law
- LAW40780 Law of the European Convention on Human Rights
- LAW42220 Marine Environmental and Conservation Law