In February 2021 The School of Law and Criminology at Maynooth University
launched a Professional Certificate in Whistleblowing Law, Practice, and Policy.
Start Date: Week commencing 10 October 2022
This course will be delivered remotely for 2022. Lectures will take place online for 6 weeks of term.
The 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 and protected disclosures from both a legal and practical perspective. The course focuses on the key legislative provisions and case law of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 and the recently adopted Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Act 2022.
Full details of the course structure are available here
Professional Certificate delivered by: Dr Lauren Kierans BL
How to Apply
APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN ON THURSDAY, 4 AUGUST, TO PRE-REGISTER YOUR INTEREST EMAIL US AT LAW@MU.IE.
Online application only through PAC here
The PAC code for Whistleblowing Law Practice and Policy is MMC07
Closing date for applications: 21 September 2022
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.