European Public Affairs & Law

University College Dublin


Course Name European Public Affairs & Law
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W216 W264
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 MEconSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2023/2024 September.
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MEconSc European Public Affairs & Law FT (W216)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Full Time
Deadline Rolling*

MEconSc European Public Affairs & Law PT (W264)
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 or 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+MEconSc European Public Affairs & Law (W216) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 9310
nonEU fee per year - € 21520

MEconSc European Public Affairs & Law (W264) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 6110
nonEU fee per year - €...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+A primary degree with at least Second Class Honours Grade 1 (2H1) in a relevant subject such as political science, international relations, social science, sociology, history, geography, economics, global studies, public policy, development studies, ...

Course Summary This programme aspires to nurture first-rate specialists in European public affairs and law capable of decisively intervening in some of the most urgent and practical areas of public policy of our day.
Course Content

Expand+MEconSc European Public Affairs & Law
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

An intensive, multi-disciplinary and tightly-focused programme of study on the European Union; its development, structures, decision-making and law as well as a major...

Learning Outcomes Programme Outcomes
To fully appraise students of key issues in European public affairs and law

develop methodological research expertise

develop oral presentation skills

develop students' capacities for critical reflection on European policies and processes

enhance group work skills

enhance students' research and writing skills
Subjects Taught

Expand+The MEconSc European Public Affairs and Law is a 90-credit programme. Full time students must take three 10-credit modules in the autumn trimester, and three 10-credit modules in the spring trimester. Students must also submit a thesis worth 30-credi...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
Whether working in the private, public or voluntary sectors, the ability to explain Europe’s past, to analyze it’s present and to advise on its future is of crucial importance. The MEconSc qualifies students to work in variety of spheres, including the institutions of the EU and other international organizations; national government structures; think tanks and other policy-oriented research groups.
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