MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Part Time)


Maynooth University    Department of Philosophy

Part time See Course MA 2 years part time
Economics (10) Philosophy (28) Politics & Government (30)

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The MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Part Time) is a dynamic postgraduate programme that equips students with the essential skills and knowledge to navigate the challenges of globalization, democracy, and a globalized economy. This interdisciplinary degree combines modules from the fields of Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law, allowing students to engage with practical societal challenges. With a focus on intellectual versatility, this programme prepares graduates for diverse career paths in finance, politics, journalism, law, teaching, and more. Entry requirements include a minimum 2.2 undergraduate degree in PPE, Economics, Philosophy, Politics, or a related subject, with a background in Economics highly recommended.

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This M.A. brings together at a postgraduate level some of the most important approaches in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics in order to obtain the necessary abilities and understanding to deal with the challenges of globalisation and a globalised economy, democracy and becoming a responsible citizen, by addressing the intrinsic relationships between these subjects. Modules from the Department of Law will also be used, where suitable, to enable the students on an interdisciplinary level to engage with the practical political, social, and economic challenges faced by society today.

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Entry Requirements

The degree is targeted at high quality undergraduate students who have obtained at least a 2.2 degree in either PPE, Economics, Philosophy, Politics or a related subject. A Background in Economics is highly recommended.

Students will be accepted on the basis of a successful interview.

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.




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