M.Sc. On Campus

International Politics

Trinity College Dublin

12 months
21516 EUR/year
12999 EUR/year
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The objective of the International Politics programme of Trinity College Dublin is to develop students' knowledge of international politics with a comprehensive empirical approach to understanding many prominent problems in contemporary world politics, especially topics where domestic and international politics cannot be understood in isolation from each other.


Course Description

These topics include democratisation, international cooperation, development and foreign aid, international conflict as well as the politics of many environmental issues and their implications for the politics of developing countries. Students will also receive training in research methods.

The International Politics programme of Trinity College Dublin consists of four compulsory modules and four elective (half) modules.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • International Politics
  • International Conflict
  • Research Design
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Global Justice
  • State and Society in the Developing World

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates should normally have achieved an upper second class honour degree or higher from an established university. 
  • GPA scores of at least 3.3 out of 4, or equivalent, will be expected from international applicants. 
  • A background in a social science will be an advantage but not a necessity.
  • Applications are expected from candidates with a single or joint honours degree in Political Science, Economics, European Studies, History, Sociology, Business and Law.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21516 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21516 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12999 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12999 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part time fees:

  • EU/EEA: 7,983 EUR
  • Non-EU/EEA: 15,954 EUR

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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