Philosophy & Public Affairs

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Philosophy & Public Affairs
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W307 W308
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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 PG Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE:2021/2022 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
Grad Dip Philosophy & Public Affairs FT (W307)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

Grad Dip Philosophy & Public Affairs PT (W308)
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, 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

Expand+GradDip Philosophy & Public Affairs (W307) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 5855
nonEU fee per year - € 13270

GradDip Philosophy & Public Affairs (W308) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 3775
nonEU fee per year - € ...

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Financial Support Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme.For further information please see International Scholarships.
Entry Requirements Applicants need at least four philosophy courses as part of an undergraduate degree (to be confirmed by a transcript); an overall mark of B- (60%) in your undergraduate degree (to be confirmed by a transcript); two academic letters of reference and a sample of philosophical writing, such as an undergraduate essay.

• Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.
Comment Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
Course Content

Expand+GradDip Philosophy & Public Affairs
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
The Grad Dip in Philosophy and Public Affairs is especially designed for those people with an interest in public policy debates, e.g. in journalism, the civil service, pu...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students have to take the 'flagship' module, 'The Good Society', taught by a philosopher and a social scientist. In addition, students must take two further modules from the following three:
(i) 'Law, Liberty and the State',
(ii) 'Critical Theory...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
It is very difficult to generalise about the career paths of our MA graduates. A small number continue into PhD programmes both at UCD and abroad. Others have gone into journalism, the civil service, secondary school teaching, NGOs, think tanks and the corporate world.

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Further Enquiries Contact Name: Margaret Brady
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 8186
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