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Legal education in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland at the Learning in Law Annual Conference 2010.

Gillian McGaughey (Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University Belfast) presented a paper on Perspectives on professional formation: apprenticeship, pupillage and the assessed year in employment at Learning in Law Annual Conference 2010 in January.


As part of our nations strategy UKCLE supports activities of a country specific nature:

  • Events programme – we aim to organise regular events in Northern Ireland
  • Nations Fund – support for initiatives in learning and teaching, including research and the development of resources from Northern Ireland

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Resources on legal education in Northern Ireland:

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Law schools in Northern Ireland

Our Directory of legal education in the UK includes an overview of learning law in Northern Ireland. The following institutions offer law degrees and postgraduate courses in law:

Academy Northern Ireland

Academy Northern Ireland, the Higher Education Academy’s arm in Northern Ireland, maintains a mailing list for alerts on events, funding opportunities and Academy work going on in Northern Ireland.

Useful links

Last Modified: 16 June 2010