Law - European Governance & Law - Research

University College Dublin


Course Name Law - European Governance & Law - Research
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code B144
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Starting September & January.
Application Date

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Applications cannot be considered until we have received the following documentation:

Thesis proposal (3-5 pages maximum) which indicates a research question and intended methodology and explains how the proposed project relat...

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Duration 3-4 years full time or 5-6 years part time.
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Entry Requirements

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In order to be considered for admission, applicants will normally have completed and earned high grades in a taught or research Masters in the areas of law, politics and international relations, or a cognate field, and articu...

Course Content

Expand+The PhD in European Law and Governance (ELG) is designed for students who want to develop multidisciplinary expertise on the structures and dynamics of European governance. This complex and increasingly important field of study encompasses relations ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The ELG programme is offered jointly by the UCD School of Law and the UCD School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe), both of which have large, internationally-renowned academic staffs in this area. The programme includes (1) substantive ...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+With their sophisticated multidisciplinary understanding of European law and governance, expertise in a particular substantive area, and excellent research skills, graduates of this programme will be well-positioned to pursue careers in law, policy a...

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