Development Practice

University College Dublin


Course Name Development Practice
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W412
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MPA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2021/2022 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

MPA Development Practice FT (W412)
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Duration 2 years full-time.
Course Fee MPA Development Practice (W412) Full Time
EU fee per year - €9935
nonEU fee per year - €19900

***Fees are subject to change

Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
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Entry Requirements To qualify for a place on the Master of Public Administration Development Practice, students must hold a primary degree with at least Second Class Honours Grade 1 (2H1) or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

University English language requirements apply for students whose first language is not English.

These are the minimum entry requirements – additional criteria may be requested for some programmes.
Course Content

Expand+MPA Development Practice
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120)

The Masters of Public Administration in Development Practice (MPA-DP) is a two-year fulltime programme that offers professional trans-disciplinary graduate degree training that ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Y1 Core Modules Include (Students Must Only Take Core Modules in Year 1 EXCEPT CSSL40120 MDP Thesis which is taken in Year 2 ):

AESC40670 Human Impact Environment
POL42360 Research Methods in Political Science
POL41860 Governance...

Number of Credits 120
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
A wide variety of careers will be open to graduates from this programme in overseas development assistance for public, private and non-governmental organizations. The programme also appeals to active professionals already working in these fields who wish to strengthen their qualification.
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