M.A. Geopolitics and the Global Economy

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR17900 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR6490 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Policy | University College Dublin | Dublin, Ireland
The Geopolitics and the Global Economy programme from University College Dublin will provide you with an opportunity to develop reading, writing and critical thinking skills in those areas, from a variety of perspectives and covering a number of world regions.

Description

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Who is the MA in Geopolitics and the Global Economy for?

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.

How will I benefit?

During the Geopolitics and the Global Economy programme from University College Dublin you will develop your knowledge and skillset to a high level and also hone your skills in independent research under the supervision of a staff of academic experts in their fields. It is thus a degree that can either stand on its own or serve as a springboard for those with an ambition to progress towards doctoral study in the future, or non-academic jobs.

What is the programme about?

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

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline As early as possible
Tuition fee
  • EUR 17900 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 6490 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date
Credits 90
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Core Modules

  • Geographic Analysis
  • Research Design and Methods
  • International Economic Crisis
  • Political/Economic Fieldtrip

Option

  • US Foreign Policy
  • Physical Geography of Europe
  • Evolutionary Economic Geography
  • Urban and Regional Development

Requirements

You will need:

  • An undergraduate degree in any academic field, with a preference for fields of study related to your chosen stream.
  • Good academic grades (your transcript should include grades for each subject taken).
  • Names and contact details of two referees who can assess your intellectual ability, maturity and motivation. At least one of these should be a member of academic staff at your current institution.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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