Degree In Law with Accounting & Finance

  • Overview
  • Syllabus
  • What we offer
  • Requirements


The LL.B (Hons) Irish Law with Accounting & Finance degree is a four year undergraduate programme in the study of Irish law and accounting. As a dual disciplinary degree programme students have the flexibility of catering their study towards either the legal or accountancy professions or a combination of both. The programme will provide students with a basis to pursue a career in business or law thereby expanding the potential career opportunities for graduates of the programme.

Who is this course for?

This course will suit individuals who have an interest in both Law and Accounting and would like to study these subjects simultaneously.

Start Date
September 2014

Awarding Body

The University of the West of England





University of the West of England (this programme is accredited by the Honorable Society of King's Inns and recognised by the Law Society of Ireland).

"With over 27,000 students spread over four campuses acorss the Bristol area, UWE is the largest provider of higher education in the South West and is one of the most popular according to the Times Good University Guide, which states that as many as one in four school leavers choose UWE.

"The university finds itself consistently ranked as having the best teaching quality of the new universities and the most recent Teaching Quality Assessment by The Times ranked UWE 8th out of England's 83 universities.

"The School of Law has been building itself a strong reputation over recent years, not only with local employers, but also with professional legal bodies. The Law Society has again awarded the Legal Practice Course with the highest possible grading ('double excellence'). Source: - The Law Careers Website

Contact Details

Admissions Office

60-63 Dawson St.

Dublin 2

T: +353 1 6351184


Course Duration

4 Years (full-time & part-time)

Course Fees

Full Time: EU Students: €5,500 per annum ( Payment plan options available) Non EU Abroad Students: €7,500 per annum
Part Time: N/A


Course Syllabus

Year 1

Introduction to the Irish Legal Systems

Constitutional Law

Criminal Law

Introduction to Financial Accounting


Year 2

Law of Contract

Law of Torts

Advanced Financial Accounting


Year 3

Law of Equity & Trusts

Land Law

Management Accounting


Year 4

Company Law

European Union Law

Business Strategy



*Electives – Law

Law of Evidence


Administrative Law


Family Law

Employment Law


*Electives – Accounting



Audit and Assurance

Financial Reporting


What We Offer

Transferring Students
Students may be permitted to transfer credit up to the maximum permitted by the University’s Regulations from another institution. Thus students on similar law degree programmes may be able to transfer their credit from that institution for similar modules on the LL.B programme. Such transfers are governed by the University’s regulations. For further information on transferring from another similar law degree programme contact the College’s admissions office.


Entry Requirements

The College also sets minimum entry requirements for all its degree programmes to ensure that students have the necessary academic strength to successfully complete the programme.

The minimum entry requirements for all first degree programmes at the College are set out below:

Minimum Entry Requirements: To be admitted to the programme, students must have obtained at least 180 UCAS tariff points or 300 Leaving Certificate points. For further details on admission please contact the College’s Admissions Office.

Applicants with other qualifications or experience: We welcome applications from those who do not have the entry requirements outlined here. The University will consider applications on the basis of evidence of personal, professional and educational experience which indicate an applicant's ability to meet the demands of a degree. We like to give such applicants every opportunity to show that they have the motivation and ability to succeed in their chosen programme of study


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