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) Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment The programme commences in September 2022.
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Duration 1 year full-time (DC631), 2 years part-time (DC604).
Course Fee Full time:
EU Status Fee €7,400.
Non EU Fee €15,000.

Part time:
EU Status Fee Part-time €4,000 Per Annum.
Non EU Fee Part time €7,400 Per Annum.
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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, OR



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Course Content

The MA in Political Communication 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 Modules
Modules offered in 2020/21 include: Political Communication: Concepts and Issue; Media and Politics in Ireland; Social Media, Journalism & Democracy; Political Economy of the Media; Public Relations: Issues and Principles; Data Communication; Communicating Leadership; The Political Campaign; Media Audiences; Gender & Sexuality in Digital Culture; Research Methods.
Careers or Further Progression

Graduates of the MA in Political Communication hold senior positions in the worlds of politics and public relations as well as in government, national and multinational companies, and the not-for profit sectors.

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