The Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law enables law graduates to further their legal education by gaining a systematic understanding of the critical issues at the forefront of select areas of international business law. The programme also aims to develop legal research, reasoning, writing, advocacy, and teamwork skills, which are highly sought after by employers.
Certain modules on the programme are run in partnership with leading law firms, offering students the opportunity to apply for work placements at the end of their studies.
Candidates should have obtained an honours (Level 8) degree (minimum second class honours) in Law. Candidates must hold a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
Prospective applicants who do not meet these entry requirements can apply to have prior learning and experience recognised for the purposes of admission. For details on how to apply, see the Department of Law's Policy for Assessment of Non-Standard Entrants' Applications for Postgraduate Programmes. The Admissions Committee will assess such applications in line with the University’s policy on recognition of prior experiential learning.
Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynooth University International Office website for information about English language tests accepted and required scores. The requirements specified are applicable for both EU and non-EU applicants.
Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850
Students complete a total of 60 ECTS over the course of this programme. Students are required to complete the International Investment Law and Information Technology Law modules in Year 1 and then have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of optional modules. Students must complete 30 taught credits in each year.
Not all modules offered will run every year; offerings are dependent upon demand and other potential constraints. Students may choose any combination of modules they wish, however, they cannot take more than 30 taught credits per semester.
Online application only http://www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity
The following information should either be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:
Certified copies of all official transcripts of results and two letters of reference MUST accompany the application. Failure to do so will delay your application being processed. Non-Maynooth University students are asked to provide a copy of birth certificate or valid passport.
Prospective applicants who do not meet the entry requirements can apply to have prior learning and experience recognised for the purposes of admission. For details on how to apply, see the Department of Law's Policy for Assessment of Non-Standard Entrants' Applications for Postgraduate Programmes.