Diploma Centre

Whether you wish to enhance your legal skills or reshape your career, a specialised course from the Diploma Centre will give you both real world know-how and a solid grounding in legal principles. We provide postgraduate courses which are open to solicitors, trainees and barristers with a number of our courses welcoming suitably qualified professionals.

Diploma Centre Courses

The Diploma Centre has been awarded Service Provider to the Legal Profession at the 2016 Irish Law Awards. Download our Diploma Centre 2016  - 2017 Prospectus. 

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About the Diploma Centre 

We provide continuing professional legal education through:

  • a diverse range of postgraduate diploma and certificate courses
  • course content created and delivered by leading experts and experienced practitioners
  • professional legal training, combining academic theory and practical application
  • flexible online learning

If there is a course you would like to see introduced or if you are interested in lecturing or tutoring on a diploma or certificate course, please contact Freda Grealy, Head of Diploma Centre, at f.grealy@lawsociety.ie or tel:  01 672 4802.

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LLM Advanced Legal Practice

The Diploma Centre's aim is to enhance your skills and career opportunities through professional development and professional training. We strive to provide Certificate and Diploma courses that underpin the regular practice of Irish solicitors in firms and in industry, as well as a range of new courses that reflect the changing needs and requirements of the modern-day professional and executive.
We are pleased to announce an innovative new LLM Advanced Legal Practice, which is offered in association with the Northumbria Law School and is specifically designed for those who are qualified solicitors. Uniquely the LLM provides you with the opportunity of using your solicitor qualification as a building block to achieve recognised academic qualifications.

Diploma in Law

The Diploma in Law has been developed to provide students with an opportunity to study the law in an engaging and flexible learning environment. An intensive post graduate diploma spread over eight modules; this course is designed for those who require an introduction to the discipline of law in a number of core areas. Applications will open shortly for our Diploma in Law 2017, which will commence on 8 September 2017. This course is open to non-law graduates from any discipline or suitable non-graduates with a demonstrable level of work experience in the area of law. Download our brochure. 

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Winner, Best Postgraduate Prospectus, gradIreland Higher Education Awards 2017

Winner, Service Provider to the Legal Profession, Irish Law Awards 2016

Outstanding Achievement, Most innovative use of Technology, IITD Awards 2014 & 2015

Finalist & Winner, Law School of the Year, Irish Law Awards 2012 & 2013