Economic Science in Policy Analysis

Institute of Public Administration - IPA

 

Course Name Economic Science in Policy Analysis
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 56389 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
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 Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge
Qualification Letters MEconSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: September 2019.
Application Date

Expand+Apply Online from August 2019, students can apply online at www.ipa.ie.

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Duration Two academic years.

Delivery Method: In the first year – the Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Analysis – students attend lectures on one evening and one full day over the course of the academic year and occasional tutorials. The second year – during which students attend scheduled seminars – is devoted to the preparation of a dissertation.
Course Fee The cost of the first year of the programme (Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Analysis) is €7,900 per annum. The fee for the second year (Master of Economic Science in Policy Analysis) is €5,000 per annum. Fees include all matriculation and examination fees, all seminars, textbooks and course material, payable in two instalments.
Entry Requirements Admission Requirements
Applicants for Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificates, MA, MEconSc and MSc programmes must have a primary degree or equivalent qualification.
Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland
Place on NFQ: Level 9 (Major Award).
Award: Master of Economic Science in Policy Analysis.
Interim Award: Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Analysis (one year).
Course Content

Expand+This two-year, part-time programme addresses the tangible need for the development of policy analysis skills across the wider public service. It explores subjects that are crucial to the expert assessment of contemporary public policy, including proj...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One

Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Analysis
Students take four subjects in each of the two semesters:

Semester One (September – December)
•Elements of Economic Analysis
•Financial Analysis
•Public Sector Economics
•Policy Evaluation
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Assessment Method The first year is assessed on the basis of exams at the end of each semester. The second year is assessed on the basis of the student dissertation.
Further Enquiries Tel: +353 1 240 3600
Email: postgrad@ipa.ie