Public Affairs & Political Communications

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Public Affairs & Political Communications
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT569
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019
Application Date Closing Date: The general closing date is 30th April 2019. Please note that late applications may be accepted subject to availability.
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Duration Full Time - 1 Year
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry is confined to holders of an honours bachelor degree (2.2 grade or higher).

Prospective candidates should complete an application form for this course on-line. Qualified applicants may be invited for interview. Selection is based on the can...

Comment Location:
School of Media, Faculty of Applied Arts, DIT Aungier Street, Dublin 2

Graduates of this course are eligible for the award of Master of Arts in Public Affairs and Political Communications from the Dublin Institute of Technology.
Course Content

Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final...

Subjects Taught • Public Affairs
• Political Marketing
• Political Structures
• Ethics and Political Process
• Public Affairs Writing
• TV Environment and Presentation
• Corporate Environment and Strategy
• Research Techniques
Assessment Method Assessment is undertaken through examinations at the end of each semester in January and May, through project work and class presentations and by means of continual assessment.
The submission of an academic dissertation of between ten and twenty thousand words at the completion of the course in September accounts for thirty per cent of the marks associated with the course.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates are equipped to take up full-time employment as liaisons between private, public and not-for-profit organisations and governmental or political persons and organisations. They may also provide communication services for those working in the political environment at regional, national and European level. Some graduates may take on employment as consultants offering public affairs services.
Further Enquiries Dr John Gallagher, Ed.D. FPRII
School of Media
College of Arts and Tourism
DIT Aungier Street Dublin 2
T: 01 402 7186
F: 01 402 3003
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