In February 2021 The School of Law and Criminology launched two Professional Certificates.

Registration is now open for courses commencing in September 2022 – see details below

The Professional Certificate in Whistleblowing Law, Practice and Policy is designed to facilitate participants to consider current concepts, policy, legislation, and good practice relating to whistleblowing law and practice in Ireland. Participants will be introduced to the concept of whistleblowing and protected disclosures from both a legal and practical perspective.The course focusses on the key legislative provisions and case law of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 and the recently adopted Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Act 2022.

The Professional Certificate in the Foundations of Irish Law. The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the fundamentals of law in Ireland. Students will study the foundations of the Irish legal system, a range of foundational legal topics and key legal concepts that are relevant to those topics.