Digital Policy

University College Dublin


Course Name Digital Policy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W471 W472
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, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2023/2024 September.
Application Date How to apply?
MSc Digital Policy FT (W471)
Duration 1 Years Attend Full Time
Deadline Rolling*

MSc Digital Policy PT (W472)
Duration 2 Years Attend
Part Time Deadline Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
Course Fee MSc Digital Policy (W471) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 8140
nonEU fee per year - € 20220

MSc Digital Policy (W472) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 5260
nonEU fee per year - € 10110

***Fees are subject to change

Fees and Funding

MSc Full Time (one year)
EU fee per year - € 7455
non-EU fee per year - € 18700

MSc Part Time (two years)
EU fee per year - € 4815
non-EU fee per year - € 9350
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants should present with a primary (bachelor's) degree in any subject with an overall score of 2.1 or higher.

Names and contact details of two referees who can assess their intellectual ability, maturity and motivation.
Applicants whose fir...

Course Summary

Expand+The innovative programme mixes the abstract and the applied with core modules from the School of Information and Communication Studies and optional modules from other Schools in the College of Social Sciences and Law (COSSL) and Computer Science. Thi...

Course Content

Expand+MSc Digital Policy
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
With support from Microsoft Ireland, UCD’s School of Information and Communication studies is establishing the Microsoft-UCD Digital Policy Programme with the goal of building digital p...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+Programme Outcomes
Knowledge and understanding:
• Understand both theoretical and applied issues in digital policy
• Demonstrate advanced conceptual knowledge of digital technologies and their implications for socio-political life
• Underst...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Data & Society IS40840
Digital Policy IS40910
Digital Policy II IS40960
Thesis (30 Credits) IS41110
Media Law & Policy IS41190
Platform Governance IS41210
Research Theory and Practice IS41250

Stage 1 - Option
Artificial In...

Number of Credits 90
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Claire Nolan
Tel: 01 716 8360
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