Social & Political Thought

University College Dublin


Course Name Social & Political Thought
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W544 W545
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 MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

MA Social and Political Thought FT (W544)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Full Time
Deadline Rolling*

MA Social and Political Thought PT (W545)
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 Fees, Funding and Scholarships
MA Social and Political Thought (W544) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7610
nonEU fee per year - € 20500

***Fees are subject to change

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. 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

Expand+Applicants should have an undergraduate degree (NFQ Level 8 or international equivalent) in the Social Sciences or Humanities (or equivalent). A Second Class Honours Grade One (2:1) or higher is required but Second Class Honours Grade Two (2:2) stan...

Comment Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
Course Content

Expand+MA Social and Political Thought
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

SPT is an inter- and multidisciplinary Master’s degree in which a number of UCD Schools participate (Sociology, Philosophy, Geography, History, Music, and Politics and IR...

Subjects Taught N.B. The below list is indicative only and subject to change.

Core Modules:
SPT: Theories and Concepts
SPT: Methods and Approaches

Optional Modules:
Organised Violence and Society
Critical Geographies
War, Peace & Globalisation
Global History
Feminist and Gender Theory
Political Theory & the European Union
International Political Theory
Sociological Thinking in the Digital Age
Critical Acting

Modules will be mainly lecture- and seminar based.
Number of Credits 90
Further Enquiries CONTACT NAME: Andreas Hess
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