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Politics - Middle East Politics

This programme is designed to deepen knowledge and understanding of the domestic and regional politics of the Middle East. It is structured around a set of thematic modules that encourage students to explore political dynamics in the region from a number of different perspectives

The key learning outcomes will be that students have demonstrated specialised, detailed or advanced theoretical and conceptual knowledge and understanding of Middle East Politics, which is based on current debate and controversy at the forefront of the field and that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and/or applying ideas, often within a research contect.

Entry requirements

An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ Level 8) with a 2.1 classification (Second Class Honours, Grade One) or equivalent* is required.

*equivalencies will vary depending on the grade scale of award presented but will generally require a grade average of B or a GPA no less than 3

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 (W393) or 2 Years Part-Time (W394).

Number of credits

90

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Katarzyna Glosnicka

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core

Research Design
POL40640

Political Behaviour in the Middle East and North Africa
POL41920

Psychology of Conflict in the Middle East
POL41930

Stage 1 - Option


Theories of International Relations
POL40050

Politics of Development
POL40100

International Political Theory
POL40140

Comparative Public Policy
POL40160

Thesis
POL40190

Africa: Crisis and Opportunity?
POL40320

International Political Economy
POL40370

Comparative European Politics
POL40540

EU Foreign, Security, and Defence Pol.
POL40610

Governing the Global Economy
POL40820

Politics of European Governance
POL40970

Politics of Human Rights
POL41020

Theory of Human Rights
POL41030

SPIRe Intership
POL41390

The Global Political Economy of Europe
POL41650

Gender in Peace and Conflict
POL41720

The Economics of Sust. Devel
POL41740

The Politics of Inequality
POL41780

Theories of International Relations – Stream 2
POL41800

Political Violence
POL41910

Gender and Security
POL41970

Peace & Conflict Studies
POL41980

Ethnic Conflict
POL41990

Political Theory and the EU
POL42000

Application date

Who should apply?

Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

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

How To Apply

The following entry routes are available:
MA Middle East Politics FT (W393)
Deadline: Rolling *

MA Middle East Politics PT (W394)
Deadline: Rolling *

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

Course fee

MA Middle East Politics (W393) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 8225
nonEU fee per year - € 19200

MA Middle East Politics (W394) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 5405
nonEU fee per year - € 9600

***Fees are subject to change

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. 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.

SPIRe operates a Graduate Scholarship programme. To access details, see SPIRe Graduate Scholarship Scheme.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake:2019/2020 September

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