American Politics & Foreign Policy

University College Dublin


Course Name American Politics & Foreign Policy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z236 Z237
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (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 GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date Grad Dip American Politics & Foreign Policy FT (Z236) Duration
1 Years Attendance Full Time

Deadline Rolling *

Grad Dip American Politics & Foreign Policy PT (Z237) 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 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time.
Course Fee GradDip American Politics & Foreign Policy (Z236) Full Time
EU fee per year - €5890
nonEU fee per year - €12800

GradDip American Politics & Foreign Policy (Z237) Part Time
EU fee per year - €3520
nonEU fee per year - €6400

***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 or international relations but not exclusively.

Standard of English required it is expected that students will normally have reached an overall 7 in the IELTS with no individual band less than 6.5 or equivalent.
Number of Places Limited class size: 16 students (approximately)
Comment The Grad Dip in American Politics and Foreign Policy allows students to explore in depth the foreign poilcy and political challenges facing the US.
Course Content

Expand+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 the prosperity at home. These include but are not limited to, ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+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 othe...

Assessment Method

Expand+The Masters degree programme will be assessed by means of course work for the modules (largely by essay but this may vary) and a minor thesis of 12,000 to 15,000 words. Credit values vary for each module.

Students choose the dissertation topic in...

Number of Credits 60
Further Enquiries Catherine Carey
or Tel +353 1 716 1560.
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