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
Apply To Course provider
Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry to the programme is in September only.
Application Date

Expand+There are three application deadlines to the Politics and International Relations programme:

1) Applicants to the Iseult Honohan Doctoral Scholarship: 31 January 2022

2) All other funded applicants: 15th June 2022

3) IRC Government of Irelan...

Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Duration 3-4 Years Full Time
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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+In addition to writing the PhD thesis, SPIRe PhD students in Politics and International Relations must complete 50 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...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+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.

Career Sup...

Further Enquiries UCD School of Politics & International Relations
Room G301
Newman Building
University College Dublin
Dublin 4

PhD Administrator

Ms Dara Gannon (School Manager)
Email: dara.gannon@ucd.ie

PhD Director
Dr Alexa Zellentin
Email: alexa.zellentin@ucd.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here