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International Relations

University College Dublin

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
19900 EUR/year
8225 EUR/year
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About

MSc International Relations from the University College Dublin probes into the causes and consequences of phenomena such as war, trade, regional integration, migration and terrorism.

Overview

This International Relations programme from the 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.

  • Examine theoretical approaches in the contemporary study of international politics and their application.
  • Improve your skills in research design and qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • A wide range of specialisations are available to enable you to develop your specific expertise.

Career

Graduates are employed in roles such as Government Social Researcher, Diplomatic Advisor, and Public Affairs Consultant.Graduates work with international private-sector employers, government agencies and Non-Governmental Organisations including:

United Nations, New York and GenevaEU Delegation of the European CommissionIBRD (World Bank)Anderson ConsultingEmbassy of the United States of AmericaEconomist Intelligence Unit, The Economist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of International Relations
  • Thesis
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Dissertation Design
  • Research Design and Case Study Methods
  • Political Violence.

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

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

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.
60
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

  • 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

  • International

    19900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19900 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8225 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8225 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time

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

Funding

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