Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Politics
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 19372 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry Year: 2022
Application Date

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Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible and ideally no later than 12th August 2022 fo...

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Duration 1 academic year full-time, 2 academic years part-time.

Teaching Times
mostly afternoon and evening

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree (minimum 57%) or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a Social Sciences, Humanities or Arts subject or a 2.2 Honours degree (minimum 57%) or above, or equivalent qualification acce...

Number of Places 10 (full-time), 10 (part-time).
Course Content

The PgDip Politics is a broad-based programme, offering students a good grounding in the discipline of political science. This Pg Dip gives students the opportunity to engage with core theories, concepts, issues and debates in politics. Stu...

Subjects Taught

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Students take six taught modules, including two compulsory modules in the first semester, which introduce them to the core of the discipline and teach the skills necessary to conduct research. Each taught module is worth 20 credits....

Assessment Method Assessment
Assessments associated with the course are outlined below:

• Essays
• Learning Journals
• Presentations
• Examination
• Portfolio projects, including blog posts
• Continuous assessment
• Policy briefs/papers
Careers or Further Progression

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All of the postgraduate programmes offered in the School provide our graduates with the skills to pursue a wide range of careers in the private, public and voluntary sectors. MA and PGDip Politics graduates are now wor...

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