Politics - Conversion Course

University College Cork

 

Course Name Politics - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code HDAPO
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to two courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
Course Fee

Expand+Fees and Costs
The EU fee for this course is €6,130; €3,130 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,130 (Year 2 Part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400.

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Requirements
It is intended for those who already have a 3 or 4 year primary degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences, and who wish to study the subject Politics intensively over one academic year. The Higher Diploma in Arts is a con...

Comment

Expand+Course Practicalities
While this course is available as both a full-time and part-time option, all classes take place during normal working hours. The amount of lectures you will attend in any given week will vary depending on the modules you choose...

Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Arts (Politics) is intended for those who already have a degree and who want to study politics intensively over one academic year full time or two academic years part time (by day). This is a conversion course s...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The list of available modules is a long one, but representative modules include:

Issues in Irish Politics
Ethics and Moral Psychology
Violence and War
Comparative European Politics
Feminist Philosophy
Politics in Northern ireland
Gender Pers...

Assessment Method

Expand+Students will participate in a wide range of challenging assessment methods over the course of the diploma. Core research and communication skills are developed through traditional methods such as reviews and essays but the focus of assessment has mo...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
During your time on the Politics course, you develop a broad set of skills which you can apply in a variety of employment contexts. Varied teaching and assessment styles are used to ensure that you develop critical thi...

Further Enquiries Dr. Mary C. Murphy
maryc.murphy@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 2981
http://www.ucc.ie/en/politics/postgrad/higherdiplomainpolitics/
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