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Politics and International Relations

University College Dublin

Postgraduate Diploma
12 months
Duration
13270 EUR/year
6815 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Grad Dip Politics and International Relations at University College Dublin is designed to accommodate the scheduling needs of working professionals in government, journalism, the NGO sector and other areas who wish to deepen their education in politics and international relations whilst continuing their employment.

Overview

This Politics and International Relations programme at University College Dublin aims to provide a comprehensive and critical grounding in key issues in politics and international relations and to allow students critically engage with cutting edge issues in the discipline.

Career

Graduates work with a wide variety of international private-sector employers, government agencies and Non-Governmental Organisations such as:

  • Public Affairs Consultant 
  • Government Social Researcher
  • Diplomatic Advisor
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Political Advisor

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

  • European Parliament
  • OSCE
  • European Institute for the Media
  • Korean Delegation to the OECD
  • KPMG Management Consulting
  • Queen's University Belfast

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of International Relations
  • Politics of Development
  • International Political Theory
  • Comparative Public Policy
  • International Political Economy.

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.

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

This programme is intended for applicants at least a lower or upper second class honours (2.2) or international equivalent in their primary degree 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.

  • Professional experience may also be taken into account.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have met the English language requirements as listed on the following link. Applicants who obtained a previous degree from an English-speaking university may be exempted from this requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13270 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13270 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6815 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6815 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU          fee per year - € 4510
  • nonEU    fee per year - € 6635

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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