Politics - Conversion Course

University College Cork


Course Name Politics - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA44 CKA45
Course Type Postgraduate
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 in Arts
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment 9Start Date: September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

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

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Expand+Full-time 1 year
Part-time 2 years by day

CKA44 Full-time; CKA45 Part-time

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...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+You will a degree preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences.
The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion programme and applicants would not normally have studied the relevant subject to Honours Degree level previously.

If yo...

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...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Higher Diploma in Politics consists of modules to the value of 60 credits. You must take two classes that teach core research and analytical skills:

PO2001 – Political Analysis (5 credits)
PO3001 – Dissertation (10 credits)

You must al...

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 Credits
Careers or Further Progression

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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 Ms. Stefanie Wojtek
+ 353 21 490 2325
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