APPLICATIONS FOR OUR PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN WHISTLEBLOWING LAW, PRACTICE AND POLICY ARE NOW OPEN

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.

This Professional Certificate 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 / 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 course will provide participants with the practical tools to develop and implement best practice procedures for dealing with whistleblowing/protected disclosures in the workplace.

Full details of the course structure are available here

Professional Certificate delivered by: Dr Lauren Kierans BL

Fees: €2,500

Start Date: 21 March 2023
This course will be delivered remotely for 2023. Lectures will take place online on Tuesday evenings from 5.30pm-7.30pm for 6 weeks of term.

How to Apply

Online application only through PAC here
The PAC code for Whistleblowing Law Practice and Policy is MMC07

Closing date for applications: 5 March 2023

Entry Requirements:
Applications for admission to the Programme are invited from practising barristers or solicitors, graduates holding an approved university law degree or law-based inter disciplinary university degree or equivalent.

Applications will also be considered from the holders of academic and/or professional qualifications and/or proof of such experience as satisfy the School of Law and Criminology that they are able to participate fully in the course.

However, this course is also open to experienced professionals who do not hold a primary degree.  See GSF12 Non-Standard Entry / Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning Request Form on registry website for further details. 
For additional information please email law@mu.ie