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.
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
- Dutch-German Chamber of Commerce & Industry
- Korean Foreign Trade Association.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- International Political Economy
- Governing the Global Economy
- Dissertation Design
- Critical Geopolitics of Europe
- Theories of International Relations
- International Political Theory
- Comparative Public Policy.
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.
DisciplinesEconomics International Relations Public Policy View 36 other Masters in Economics in Ireland
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.
International19900 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19900 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA8525 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8525 EUR per year during 12 months.
- EU fee per year - € 5600
- nonEU fee per year - € 9950
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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