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International Political Economy

University College Dublin

12 months
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19900 EUR/year
8525 EUR/year
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About

MA International Political Economy from the University College Dublin - explores the international trade, monetary and finance systems, the processes of globalisation, the impact of emerging economies, and the causes and consequences of economic underdevelopment.

Overview

This International Political Economy programme from the University College Dublin aims to transform students into specialists in International Political Economy with the capacity to critically appraise cutting edge debates at both national and international level and to be capable to carrying out policy-relevant research therein.

  •  probes the linkages of the global economy with international environmental, human rights, gender and migration issues
  •  includes core modules covering both the ‘British’ and ‘American’ schools of IPE. 
  •  allows you to choose to complete a dissertation or apply for an internship.

Career

Graduates work with international private-sector employers, government agencies and NGOs as:

  • Government Social Researcher
  • Diplomatic Advisor
  • Public Affairs Consultant
  • Political Advisor.

Recent graduates of UCD School of Politics & International Relations now work in:

  • United Nations, New York and Geneva
  • World Trade Organisation
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taipei
  • Asia Development Bank
  • IMF
  • Dutch-German Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Korean Foreign Trade Association.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Political Economy
  • Governing the Global Economy
  • Dissertation Design
  • Critical Geopolitics of Europe
  • Theories of International Relations
  • International Political Theory
  • Comparative Public Policy.

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

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A primary degree with at least Second Class Honours Grade 1 (2H1) in a relevant subject such as political science, international relations, social science, sociology, history, geography, economics, global studies, public policy, development studies, EU studies, law. 2H1 is equivalent to 60 per cent, B minus or 3.08 GPA - in American system: B or 3.00 GPA.

  • Your application will be considered on its individual merits and relevant professional experience will also be taken into account.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19900 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19900 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8525 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8525 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU  fee per year - € 5600
  • nonEU fee per year - € 9950

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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