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LC223 Law & Taxation - BBs
  • Programme Code:
    LC223
    Course Level:
    Level 8
    Department:
    Business
    CAO Points:
    298
    Duration:
    4 Years.
    Campus:
    Limerick (Moylish)
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    What is the programme about?
    This programme will provide students with a full education in both law and taxation and present the many interrelationships between the two disciplines. It will also provide knowledge and understanding of essential business concepts. Taxation is taught from a practical applied viewpoint and as a branch of law with emphasis on legal principles. This degree is designed to reflect the increasing alignment of the law profession with the world of business.

    This is the only combination degree in Law and Taxation in the mid-west region, which opens a world of opportunities to graduates. The programme has been awarded group 1 status from the Irish Taxation Institute. This entitles graduates to claim exemptions from all papers in Part 1 of the Institute’s suite of examinations. This programme covers all subject areas to prepare graduates sitting entrance exams to the Law Society of Ireland.

    The programme has also been accepted by the Teaching Council as fulfilling its degree requirement for registration as a post-primary teacher, subject to the complete programme of study being undertaken at LIT (Moylish). As with any other degree, a teaching qualification such as the Professional Diploma in Education is also required.

    Who is the programme suited to?
    The degree combines two important aspects of the global economy, law and business, providing students with great flexibility in your future career. If you want to practise law you can do so with a sound foundation in the principles of good business. Alternatively, if you want to go into business you can do so with the thinking and analytical skills that come with a law degree. As a graduate, you will uniquely be equipped with a comprehensive range of relevant skills to assist you succeed in the legal, taxation and business fields.

    Top 3 Reasons
    1. This is the only combination Degree in Law & Taxation in the Mid-West Region, which opens a world of opportunities to graduates. You can expect to work in positions of responsibility in professional firms, including Law, Tax, Company Secretarial, Accountancy & Finance, and in the Public Sector.

    2. This programme has been accepted by the Registration Council for Secondary Teachers as fulfilling its Degree requirements for registration, subject to the complete programme of study being undertaken at LIT. As with any other Degree, a teaching qualification such as the H.Dip in Education is also required.

    3. The programme has been awarded group 1 status from the Irish Taxation Institute. This entitles graduates to claim exemptions from all papers in Part 1 of the Institute’s suite of examinations. This programme covers all subject areas to prepare graduates sitting entrance exams to the Law Society of Ireland.

    Class Contact Hours
    18 – 25 hours per week depending on the year.

 

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