Course Description

International Politics (M.Sc.)

The M.Sc. in International Politics consists of four compulsory modules, four elective (half) modules and a dissertation. The compulsory modules are:

  • International Politics
    International Conflict
    Research Design
    Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods

The elective modules on offer vary from year to year. In 2020-21 these included:

  • Global Justice
    State and Society in the Developing World
    Russian Politics under Putin
    The Political Economy of International Development
    Varieties of Authoritarianism
    Interviews in Political Science
    Environmental Politics
    Economic Inequality and Democracy
    Violence and Political Order
    European Union Policy Making
    Political Illiberalism
CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryPolitical Science, Arts & Humanities
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body DetailsM.Sc.
Course Duration1 year full-time
Entry RequirementsCandidates should normally have achieved an upper second class honour degree or higher from an established university. GPA scores of at least 3.3 out of 4, or equivalent, will be expected from international applicants. A background in a social science will be an advantage but not a necessity. Applications are expected from candidates with a single or joint honours degree in Political Science, Economics, European Studies, History, Sociology, Business and Law.
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