Philosophy & Public Affairs

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Philosophy & Public Affairs
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W182 W183
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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: 2019/2020 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MA Philosophy & Public Affairs FT (W182)
Duration
1 Years

Attendance
Full Time

Deadline
Rolling *

MA Philosophy & Public Affairs PT (W183)
Duration
2 Years

Attendance
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, 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+MA Philosophy & Public Affairs (W182) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7055
nonEU fee per year - € 19200

MA Philosophy & Public Affairs (W183) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4590
nonEU fee per year - € 9600

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Entry Requirements Applicants need at least four philosophy courses as part of an undergraduate degree (to be confirmed by a transcript); an overall mark of B - (60%) in your undergraduate degree (to be confirmed by a transcript); two academic letters of reference and a sample of philosophical writing, such as an undergraduate essay.

• Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.
Course Content

Expand+MA Philosophy & Public Affairs
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MA in Philosophy and Public Affairs is especially designed for those people with an interest in public policy debates, e.g. in journalism, the civil service, public policy...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students have to take the 'flagship' module, 'The Good Society', taught by a philosopher and a social scientist. In addition, students must take two further modules from the following three:

(i) 'Law, Liberty and the State',
(ii) 'Critical Theo...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
It is very difficult to generalise about the career paths of our MA graduates. A small number continue into PhD programmes both at UCD and abroad. Others have gone into journalism, the civil service, secondary school teaching, NGOs, think tanks and the corporate world.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Margaret Brady
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 8186
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