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Equality Studies

University College Dublin

12 months
Duration
13670 EUR/year
6600 EUR/year
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About

The Graduate Diploma  in Equality Studies from University College Dublin is the only programme of its kind in Europe and offers a unique opportunity to examine global equality issues from a range of perspectives.

Overview

The Graduate Diploma  in Equality Studies from University College Dublin was designed for those who wish to develop an interdisciplinary understanding of global social justice issues and explore strategies for change. Drawing students from across the globe, the course emphasises the relationship between theory and practice  with a view to brining about positive social change. 

You learn about and develop your own ideas on a wide range of equality, human rights and global justice issues. You will benefit from the opportunity to specialize in areas of particular interest such as capitalism and social justice, gender justice and feminism, global inequalities, human rights law and practice, and minorities and discrimination.

The learning environment is student-centred and participatory with students from a wide range of backgrounds with diverse experience and interests including community activists, development practitioners, educators, healthcare professionals, civil servants and journalists.

Career

  • Equality Studies graduates work in multiple fields including politics, journalism, law, education, public policy, voluntary and community work, and human rights advocacy.
  • Alumni of the Masters in Equality Studies are employed by major national and international human rights and development organisations such as Amnesty International and the United Nations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Egalitarian Theory and Practice
  • Human Rights Law and Equality
  • Sociology of Inequality
  • Researching and Challenging Social Injustice
  • Critical Political Economy
  • Gender Theory: Critical Themes

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students on this programme will have attained at least a lower or upper second class honours or international equivalent at Bachelors level and will have demonstrable experience in or aptitude for the field of Equality Studies, as illustrated in their personal statement.
  • Your application will be considered on its individual merits and relevant professional experience will also be taken into account.
  • All applicants will be asked to upload two references as part of their application, and to provide contact details for their referees. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13670 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13670 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6600 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU fee per year - €4,320
  • Non-EU fee per year - €6,840

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.

Funding

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