FE1 Exams Preparatory Course


Note: Our autumn intake starting on 27th October 2020 will be delivered in-class and online. Our in-class delivery on our campus in Foley Street is subject to government guidelines.

OverviewEntry RequirementsFees & PaymentHow to Apply

FE1 Exam Prep-Why Choose Independent College Dublin?

Record of Success 

*Our students have had significant prizewinning success.
*In excess of 26 Law Society Entrance Examination 1st placed prizes in individual subjects.

Course Overview

Independent College Dublin has been providing FE1 Preparation Courses since 2007. Our students have achieved significant success with their Law Society FE1 Exams. Each member of our FE1 lecture team has a wealth of experience in delivering preparatory courses for the FE1 examinations and they have been selected on the basis of their ability to deliver the key points of the syllabus as they relate to the examinations in a clear and concise manner. All lectures are examination-focused with particular attention being paid to the approaches and techniques needed to be adopted to pass the entrance examinations.

Every year we review and update our FE1 Manuals. We understand the value that our students gain from having concise up to date material that is easily referenced. Our FE1 manuals are laid out in a student friendly style, with the FE1 examination in mind. with a particular focus on the topics which have been identified as relevant to the FE1 exam. Our manuals have been prepared by lecturers who have a unique insight into how best to prepare students for these examinations. Students are free to enrol at any stage during the course delivery. Once enrolment is complete, students will receive immediate access to the current course class recordings and manuals. Lecturers provide ample guidance during class in relation to exam questions from past FE1 exam papers with tips and techniques to optimise the students exam technique. The exams are administered and assessed by The Incorporated Law Society of Ireland.

Our FE1 Teaching Team

Each member of our FE1 lecture team has been chosen on the basis of their ability to deliver the key points of the syllabus as they relate to the examinations in a clear and concise manner. Students are provided with an opportunity in each week to undertake questions from past examination papers, and to upload those questions to our VLE for review by the lecturer. These questions are chosen by the lecturer on the basis of their relevance to the topic of the week, and within the overall context of the FE1 All lectures are entirely examination-focused with particular attention paid to the approaches and techniques needed to be adopted to pass the entrance examinations.

Modules are as follows:

  • Law of Contract
  • Law of Torts
  • Criminal Law
  • European Union Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Equity
  • Company Law
  • Property Law
  • What We Offer

    For our autumn delivery 2020 starting on 27th October, classes will be delivered in-class and online. Our face-to-face delivery is subject to government guidelines and our website and corresponding web-pages will be updated with the relevant information. All our classes are recorded live and engagement is encouraged. These lectures will then be uploaded on the relevant page on our VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), which is Moodle. These classes provide students with a structured learning environment, where they can engage with their lecturer as and when they need during the class time. In addition, uploading the recording of the class to Moodle allows all students to re-watch (or listen to) lectures. There is no limit to the number of times a student can access the recording of a class during the course.

    All of the teaching team provide support between classes where required. Students can email lectures, or use the messaging function on Moodle if they have queries in relation to the subject area.

    Benefits for in-class and online lectures include:

    • 15 x 2 hour lecture online or in-class per week available until the end of the examination period
    • 1 x 2 hour Exam Review Tutorial (end of course)
    • A digital or printed copy of the updated manual in that subject
    • A digital copy of the past examination papers and reports
    • Past examination paper grids
    • Each recorded teaching session will be available online via our Moodle platform
    • Homework correction facility
    • Lecturer/Tutor support in-class and online
    • Excellent Study Materials
      Independent College FE1 manuals are reviewed and updated every year. The manuals contain the most up to date course specific information available to students. Each FE1 law manual is laid out in a student friendly style, incorporating an elaborate case index in most manuals, and a special FE1 law exam tips section. Our law manuals have been prepared by lecturers who have a unique insight into how best to prepare students for these law examinations. All students are provided with sample suggested solutions to some of the most recent past examination papers. The exams are assessed by the Law Society of Ireland.

      Homework Facility
      Students may avail of our homework facility whereby students are welcome to attempt answers to past examination questions. These questions are corrected and returned with feedback by a course tutor via email.

      Draft Timetable starting 27th October 2020 through Face-to-Face and Online Learning

      *May be subject to some slight alteration

      For week 1 to accommodate the October Bank Holiday weekend the following is the draft timetable.

      Start TimeTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
      18:00– 20:00hrsProperty LawCriminal Law

      Law of Tort

      Constitutional Law

      Lecturer -
      Glenn Lynch B.L.
      Lecturer -
      Matthew Holmes B.L.
      Lecturer -
      Anita Finucane B.L.
      Lecturer -
      Nadia Bhatti LLB
      20:15- 22:15hrsLaw of Equity & TrustsLaw of ContractCompany LawEU Law
      Lecturer -
      Amy Deane B.L.
      Lecturer -
      Neal Flynn B.L.
      Lecturer -
      John Dunne B.L.
      Lecturer -
      Nadia Bhatti LLB

      For weeks 2-15 (inclusive) the following timetable will apply

      Start TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
      18:00 – 20:00hrsProperty Law Criminal Law

      Law of Tort

      Constitutional Law

      Lecturer -
      Glenn Lynch B.L.
      Lecturer -
      Matthew Holmes B.L.
      Lecturer -
      Anita Finucane B.L.
      Lecturer
      20:15 - 22:15hrsLaw of Equity & TrustsLaw of ContractCompany LawEU Law -
      Nadia Bhatti LLB
      Lecturer -
      Amy Deane B.L.
      Lecturer -
      Neal Flynn B.L.
      Lecturer -
      John Dunne
      Lecturer -
      Nadia Bhatti LLB
Eligible candidates may sit the FE1 Entrance Examinations which are normally held in Spring and Autumn of each year. In order to be considered eligible to take the FE1 Entrance Examinations, one must EITHER

(a) have passed the Law Society of Ireland’s Preliminary Examination, OR
(b) be exempted from the Preliminary Examination under the Rules of the Incorporated Law Society of Ireland.

You can find information in relation to the process of qualifying as a solicitor on the Law Society of Ireland’s website here

The FE1 exams are delivered and assessed externally by The Law Society of Ireland.

Face-2-Face and online prices for our autumn delivery:

*Our face-to-face delivery is subject to government guidelines

Register for 1 – 3 subjects – €350 per subject (online and in-class)

Register for 4 or more subjects in one sitting and receive a 15% discount

Register for 8 subjects upfront over 2 sittings and receive a 20% discount – €2240.00

 

Fill out the form on the link provided below

Apply Online Click Here

Contact the Admissions Office:
Phone:+353 1 877 3925
E-mail: admissions@independentcolleges.ie