The MA in European Development Studies is a full-time programme running for 12 months from the date of first registration for the programme.
To be eligible for entry to this MA, applicants should hold a Second Class Honours Grade I Degree (or equivalent) in Arts, Social Science, Commerce or Law (or the equivalent in the case of non-Irish applicants). Candidates who hold a primary degree with a Second Class Honours Grade II Degree will also be considered subject to a written expression of interest and/or interview acceptable to the Department selection committee. Prospective students may also be asked to attend an interview. Prospective applicants should contact the Department of Geography for further information.
Students take 90 credits as follows:
ES6001 European Development: Different Meanings to Different Europeans (5 credits)
ES6002 Core-periphery Relationships in Europe (5 credits)
ES6007 Applied Skills in Data Management (10 credits)
ES6008 Research Strategies (10 credits)
ES6009 Assessing Cohesion within Europe: Case Study (15 credits)
ES6010 Research Dissertation (45 credits)
Module descriptions are contained in the Book of Modules, 2012/2013.
Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2013 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules 2012/2013.
See also Regulations for the Degree of MA.
Programme Learning Outcomes MA in European Development Studies (NFQ Level 9, Major award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: