ICM Diploma in Legal Studies

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ICM Diploma in Legal Studies can be used as a foundation to gain knowledge of the law and legal system, upon which further studies in the legal field can be built. Modules include: Sources of law, Contract Law, Irish Legal System, Criminal Law, Tort Law and Constitutional Law.

On successful completion of this programme learners will be awarded a Diploma in Legal Studies awarded by the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM).  This is a Level 4 Award in the UK National Qualifications Framework, equivalent to Level 6 in the Irish Framework.

This course is offered from our Dublin City Centre location (Dame Street, Dublin 2), and from our campus in Templeogue, Dublin 6W.

Start date: 24 January 2010.

Duration: 1 year

Course fee: €1,700

    •  The Irish Legal System
    •  Sources of Law
    •  The Law of Contract
    •  The Law of Tort
    •  Business Law

    This course is assessed by examination in each module.


  • Mark Cockerill, LL.B, LL.MMark Cockerill FE1 Lecturer
    Mark completed the LL.B degree from Nottingham Trent University in 2003 and an LL.M from Trinity College Dublin in 2004. He completed the FE1 examinations in 2004 and was awarded 1st place overall in Company law. He was also awarded 2st place in the Law Society of Ireland’s Debating & Negotiating Competition. He is a practicing solicitor. Mark lectures in Company, Contract and Criminal law on the FE1 course, and the Corporate & Business law module in the ACCA course.


    Faculty Manager

    Pamela Morton Pamela Morton City Colleges Law Faculty Administrator
    Pamela has worked in professional legal education since 2003. She was Course Administrator for Griffith College’s Professional Law School from 2003 to 2007, and Faculty Manager for the Law School at Independent Colleges from 2007 until this year. She has a wealth of experience in meeting and exceeding the expectations of students attempting professional law examinations.


  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7pm to 9.30pm
  • On successful completion of this programme learners will be awarded a Diploma in Legal Studies awarded by the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM).  This is a Level 4 Award in the UK National Qualifications Framework, equivalent to Level 6 in the Irish Framework.


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Please contact us on: 1850 25 27 40 or email info@citycolleges.ie

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