Political Communication

Dublin City University


Course Name Political Communication
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code DC631 DC604
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencement of Programme
The programme commences in September 2020.
PAC Application Information

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements


General Entry Requirements

For admission to the MA in Political Communication programme, successful applicants will have -

•A degree at the level of an Irish or UK Honours undergraduate degree (H2.2 or above) or equivalent, O...

Course Content

Expand+This programme examines the rapidly changing relationship between the media, politics and the public, and considers how their overlapping relations influence democracy and the distribution of power.

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Subjects Taught Core modules include:
•Political Communications
•Concepts and Issues
•Media and Politics in Ireland
•Public Relations
•Theories of Communications
•Research Methods
•Communication Policy.

Optional modules include:
•Social Media and Democracy
•Political Economy of the Media

Content will be attractive to recent graduates and also those seeking to develop a critical perspective on an existing career.
Careers or Further Progression


Positions held by our graduates include:

•Analyst - LinkedIn; Director of Advocacy - Focus Ireland;
•External Communications - Bank of Ireland;
•Director of News - Storyful; Director - Fleishman-Hillard;
•Senior Public Af...

Further Enquiries kevin.rafter@dcu.ie
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