Politics & International Relations - Research

University College Dublin


Course Name Politics & International Relations - Research
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W143
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 Entry to the programme is in September
Application Date Application Deadline for EU applicants: 7th August 2020
Application Deadline for Non-EU applicants: 29th May 2020

Please note: If you plan to apply for the UCD Iseult Honohan Doctoral Scholarship, the deadline for both EU and non-EU applications is 31st March 2020.

If applying for the Honohan Scholarship, this should be noted in your cover letter.

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Duration 3 years full-time / 6 years part-time
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Entry Requirements Applicants to our research degree programmes must have completed and earned high grades in a taught Masters (MA, MSc, MLitt, etc.) programme in the area of politics and international relations or a cognate field and articulate a research interest that fits with the expertise of SPIRe’s academic staff. If you are interested in exploring your research plans further with a member of staff, please feel free to contact us individually.
Course Content

Expand+We offer a structured PhD programme that includes (1) training in research methods, (2) coursework in two subject-areas of politics and international relations, (3) regular contact with a Doctoral Studies Panel composed of academic staff with experti...

Subjects Taught

Expand+SPIRe PhD students in Politics and International Relations must complete 60 credits of coursework, at least 40 of which should be completed by the time of the transfer to Stage II, which takes place within 12-18 months on the program.

Of these 60 ...

Careers or Further Progression The programme is designed for all those whose career plans require a capacity for independent and rigorous research, a broad understanding of political structures and processes, and expertise in a particular area of political analysis.
Further Enquiries cathrina.gaffney@ucd.ie
01 716 8670
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