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Geopolitics & the Global Economy

The programme aims to produce graduates who are able to analyze and interpret the world in which we live, depending on your chosen research focus, including but not limited to:

War, conflict resolution and peace
Global economic processes
Global political events
The knowledge economy
Local, national and regional economic development

Entry requirements

This programme is intended for applicants with a degree in any discipline including geography, political science, history, economics and sociology, or professionals working in related fields.
-Good academic grades are required (your transcript should include grades for each subject taken).
-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.

Duration

1 year full-time

Number of credits

90 credits

Careers or further progression

Graduates work in government agencies, international aid agencies, global multilateral agencies, human rights institutions, think-tanks, research bodies and private firms in roles such as researchers, lecturers, aids workers, GIS specialists, planners and local government officials.
Graduates now work in organisations such as:
UN
World Bank
UNICEF
Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
Deloitte & Touche

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Clare Keenan
Contact Number: +353(0)1 716 8179

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core:

Research Design
GEOG40390

International Economic Crisis
GEOG40470

Dissertation
GEOG40520

International Fieldwork
GEOG40700

G.I.S. (Level 4)
GEOG40770

Stage 1 - Option:

America and Globalisation
AMST40010

The American Political Tradition
AMST40290

Foundations of American Foreign
AMST40300

Challenges in US Foreign Policy
AMST40310

American Politics Today (L4)
AMST40460

Critical Geopolitics of Europe
GEOG40450

Development in Asia
GEOG40630

Geo-spatial Technologies
GEOG40670

Postcolonial Geographies of Latin America
GEOG40720

Regional Development & Policy
GEOG40740

Geographies of the Global Sth
GEOG40760

Urban and Regional Development
PEP40250

Politics of Development
POL40100

International Political Theory
POL40140

Comparative Public Policy
POL40160

Africa: Crisis and Opportunity?
POL40320

International Political Economy
POL40370

Ethnicity and Conflict
POL40380

Comparative European Politics
POL40540

Governing the Global Economy
POL40820

Theory of Human Rights
POL41030

Politics and Change in the Middle East and North Africa
POL41510

The Ethics of Immigration and Citizenship
POL41710

Economic Globalisation and Social Change
SOC40230

Gender and Globalisation
WS40050

Comment

Who should apply:
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes
Applications are welcome from graduates from any discipline, though undergraduate disciplines with a thematic link to geography, political science, history, economics or sociology may be advantageous. The programme would also be suitable for those with a professional background in related fields who might wish to develop and broaden their skillset.

Application date

MA Geopolitics & the Global Economy FT (W262)
Deadline - Rolling

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

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