American Politics & Foreign Policy

University College Dublin


Course Name American Politics & Foreign Policy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z234 Z235
Course Type Postgraduate
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 Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MA American Politics & Foreign Policy FT (Z234)

Duration 1 Years Attendance Full Time

Deadline Rolling *

MA American Politics & Foreign Policy PT (Z235) Duration 2 Years

Attendance Part Time

Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration Z234: 1 year full-time or Z235: 2 years part-time.
Course Fee MA American Politics & Foreign Policy (Z234) Full Time
EU fee per year - €7640
nonEU fee per year - €19200

MA American Politics & Foreign Policy (Z235) Part Time
EU fee per year - €4590
nonEU fee per year - €9600

***Fees are subject to change
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Entry Requirements An upper second class honours degree, or the international equivalent in the subject areas such as the humanities, politics and international relations but not exculsivly. Consideration will be given to students with a lower GPA but they will require an interview (via SKYPE or in person). And maybe asked for additional material

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.
Number of Places Limited class size: 16 students (approximately)
Course Content

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The United States is the most influential nation in the world. However, a number of challenges in recent years have called into question the sustainability of American leadership abroad and prosperity at home. ...

Subjects Taught Students can expect to take modules similar to:

Foundations of US Foreign Policy, American Politics Today, Challenges Facing US Foreign Policy, American Political Tradition. In addition students can choose an optional module from a number of other Schools in the College. They are also required to complete at thesis 12,000 - 15,0000 words.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Catherine Carey
Contact Number:+353(0)1 716 1560
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