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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Politics & Government (30)

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The Government and Politics MSc is an interdisciplinary programme that equips graduates with the skills and experience needed for successful careers in public policy. With a focus on governance, the course explores contemporary political issues at local, national, European, and international levels. One unique feature is the option to undertake a work-based dissertation, providing valuable real-world experience. The programme develops research, analytical, and communication skills, preparing students for roles in government, international organizations, and more. Entry requirements include a Second Class Honours Grade II in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Scholarships and work placements are also available.

About the course

The MSc in Government and Politics is an exciting interdisciplinary taught master’s programme that provides graduates with the expertise and work experience required for successful careers in public policy environments.

The focus of the MSc Government and Politics is on governance. Government affects our day-to-day lives. It affects the food we eat, the healthcare we receive and the taxes we pay. Modern-day governance occurs at many levels: local, regional, national, European and international.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8)or an equivalent academic or professional qualification, in one of the following areas: Social Science, Arts, Commerce, Law or a related discipline or equivalent professional experience as deemed appropriate by the Head of Department of Government Politics and the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Science under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Applicants may be required to attend for interview or may be short-listed for an interview.




Fees

EU Fee (Full-time): €7,640
EU Fee (Part-time): €3,825

Non EU Fee (Full-time): €19,200

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