Digital Policy

University College Dublin


Course Name Digital Policy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W507
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Blended
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters Grad Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE:2023/2024 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

Graduate Diploma Digital Policy FT (W507)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Full Time
Deadline Rolling*

Graduate Diploma Digital Policy PT (W508)
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
Duration 1 Year Full Time
2 Years Part Time
Course Fee GradDip Dip Digital Policy (W508) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 6930
nonEU fee per year - € 6750

***Fees are subject to change

EU Graduate Diploma

Full Time. €6,600.00

Part Time. €5,320.00

Non EU Graduate Diploma

Full Time. €20,500.00

Part Time. €10,250.00

*Fees are subject to annual change
Entry Requirements A primary degree NFQ Level 8 with at least upper second class honours (2.1) or international equivalent in any discipline is required.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7.0 (no band less than 6.5 in each element) or equivalent
Course Summary The innovative programme mixes the abstract and the applied with core modules from the School of Information and Communication Studies. This programme introduces students to basic concepts and issues in digital policy, giving a historical and critical understanding of how to theorise digital objects and environments by learning to situate them in perspectives such as platform capitalism, governance, data infrastructures and information analytics.
Course Content

Expand+GradDip Digital Policy

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
Graduate Diploma Digital Policy will be hybrid learning of online & face-to-face - from September 2022/23
With support from Microsoft Ireland, UCD’s School of Information and Com...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+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

• Understand the dilemma...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Data & SocietyIS40840
Digital PolicyIS40910
Digital Policy IIIS40960
Media Law & PolicyIS41190
Platform GovernanceIS41210
Research Theory and PracticeIS41250
Number of Credits 60
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