Griffith College Cork is an independent education institution based in the former Skerry's College Cork which it merged with Griffith College in 2005, where it runs courses in Business, Law, Secretarial, Media & Journalism, Design as well as evening courses in Psychology, Office Skills, Computing and development and training Courses. Most of the undergraduate degree courses are validated by HETAC and a number of them require application via the Irish CAO system. The LLB(Hons) in Irish Law is jointly validated by HETAC & Nottingham Trent University. The Journalism & Media postgraduate course is validated by HETAC. Full-time undergraduate HETAC level 6, 7 & 8 courses were also validated to receive tax relief under the Irish Governments 1997 Act. In August 2009 Griffith College Cork moved from its Patrick's Hill buildings to a new location Cove Street, Sullivan's Quay, Cork, Co. Cork. New Premises for Griffith College Cork, Cove Street, Sullivan's Quay, Cork, Co. Cork. In 2014 the college moved to its new, permanent location occupying the former Marymount Hospice on Wellington Road, overlooking the city.