Politics & International Relations - Irish Politics

University College Dublin


Course Name Politics & International Relations - Irish Politics
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code POL20250
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Autumn and Spring (separate)
Application Date 2021-2022 Academic Year
Pre-Registration for September 2021 reopening in August!
Duration Spring Trimester Jan to May
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Irish Politics (POL10010)
Course Content

Expand+POL20250 Irish Politics
Academic Year 2021/2022
The objective of this course is to introduce students to the workings of the Irish political system. We start by locating Irish politics in comparative terms, showing how unusual a political system it...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
Content will include: the origins of the Irish political system; the constitutional framework; parties, elections, referendums and electoral behaviour; the key political institutions (e.g. parliament, executive, electoral system); political reform; key issues in Irish politics today.
Number of Credits 5
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