Professional Development

UCD Sutherland School of Law offers a wide programme of Professional Development which include Professional Diplomas, Single Masters-Level Courses and CPD Conferences and Seminars as a means to further deepening your legal knowledge. The following Professional Diplomas specialise in areas of Law that are of interest to Professionals from a legal background or from a related area where a deeper specific knowledge is required.

Professional Diploma in Dispute Resolution (Mediation)

This is an innovative new part-time Level 9 Online Diploma for professionals who wish to upskill in the area of dispute resolution and mediation. Applications are open now for January 2022 start. The interactive programme has many innovative features and includes contributions from Irish, UK and overseas experts giving participants an unrivalled perspective into the growing and increasingly important area of dispute resolution on a global level.

For an overview of the content and contributors the short video below gives an excellent insight into this unique programme. All course content including fees and how to apply are available by clicking the link below or download the programme prospectus.  Additional queries can be emailed to lawdiplomas@ucd.ie

Diploma in Dispute Resolution (Mediation)

The Diploma prospectus is also available to download here.

 

 

Professional Diploma in Data Protection and Governance

This 24 week Diploma is designed to supply training for Data Protection Officers and others involved in the compliance role in organisations.  It will also be of relevance to any legal practitioners involved in this area.  For further information see

http://www.ucd.ie/law/news/professionaldiplomaindataprotectionandgovernancenew/ 

or email lawdiplomas@ucd.ie.

Professional Diploma in Professional Regulation 

(This Diploma is not running in 2021).

This 12 week Diploma is designed to enable regulators, the regulated, and the employers thereof, and their representative bodies to become familiar with both the aims of regulation and functions of regulators.

Qualify as an Arbitrator - gain internationally recognised credentials and the skills to make a real difference in dispute resolution. Arbitration is a widely used alternative to litigation before the Courts.

Professional Diploma in Law (General)

This course has been designed to allow students the opportunity to choose from a wide range of subjects.

Professional Certificate in Law (Single Masters Level Modules)

This course has been designed to allow students the opportunity to choose from a wide range of subjects. You will study alongside Masters (LLM) Students and may consider continuing to study the LLM, subject to meeting LLM entry requirements.

This Graduate Diploma from University College Dublin in partnership with the Law Society Finuas Network will focus on law and market practice in the provision of international financial services.

Professional Diploma in Employment Law 

(Commencing January 2022)

The relationship between employer and employee has been transformed over the last forty years. Stay up to date with the key concepts.

Professional Diploma in Arbitration

Qualify as an Arbitrator - gain internationally recognised credentials and the skills to make a real difference in dispute resolution.

 

Dignity and Respect in the Sutherland School of Law: see more information here