American Studies

University College Dublin


Course Name American Studies
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z006
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2020/2021 September
Application Date 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.
Course Fee GradDip American Studies (Z006) Full Time
EU: fee per year - €6105
nonEU: fee per year - €13270

***Fees are subject to change.
Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website.
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Financial Support Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
Entry Requirements • An upper second class honours degree, or the international equivalent in areas such as humanities, politics and social science but not exclusively.
• Applicants whose first language is not English must normally demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7.0 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.
Course Content

Expand+Due to the United States' unrivalled status in the world today, the debates on American values and the mission of American democracy have become a matter of global concern. This programme introduces students to advanced study of American culture and...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 Core
America and Globalisation

Ireland & the US

Research Skills Seminar

Trump's America

American Culture

Stage 1 - Option
Public Diplomacy and Soft Power


Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+American Studies graduates have knowledge of American history, culture and politics, making them attractive to multinational companies and national organisations who have extensive relationships with the US. The programme will also interest those wis...

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