American Studies - Media & International Conflict

University College Dublin


Course Name American Studies - Media & International Conflict
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z138 Z137
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
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake:2022/2023 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MA Media & International Conflict PT (Z138)
Duration 2 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

MA Media & International Conflict FT (Z137)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full 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 Z137: 1 year full-time or Z138: 2 years part-time.
Course Fee MA Media & International Conflict (Z137) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 8240
nonEU fee per year - € 20500

MA Media & International Conflict (Z138) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4950
nonEU fee per year - € 10250

***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

Expand+An upper second class honours degree, or the international equivalent in the subject area such as the Humanities, Politics, International Relations, Journalism or Media Studies but this is not an exhaustive list. Consideration will be given to stude...

Course Content

Expand+Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

On this programme, students will develop an understanding of how media interacts with war, conflict and security in international contexts. The course provides an interdisciplinary approach that considers ...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core

Media and US Foreign Policy AMST40030
Minor Thesis AMST40050
Public Diplomacy and Soft Power AMST40130
Research Skills Seminar AMST40480
New Media New Conflicts AMST40490
The Newsroom AMST40610

Stage 1 - Option
Challenges in US Foreign Policy AMST40310
The Global Politics of Cyber Security AMST40560
The U.S. and the Middle East AMST40570
Trump's America AMST40590
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Our graduates progress to a wide range of interesting careers.

Many of our alumni work in international communication, foreign affairs and Dublin's vibrant tech sector, where a background in the global humanities is particularly valued. Others gr...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Catherine Carey
Contact Number:+353 (0)1 716 1560
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