Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate Programmes

There are a number of routes to study for a Postgraduate degree in Political Science in the Department of Government and Politics:

For more details about Postgraduate studies please contact the Department of Government and Politics at government@ucc.ie.  

Application for our postgraduate programmes is online at www.ucc.ie/apply. Please check out the closing dates and entry requirements at Courses | University College Cork (ucc.ie) before making your application. The application fee is €50 (for up to two postgraduate programmes). You will be asked to upload documents to support your application as part of the application process. You can upload documents to the application portal once you have submitted your application. If you have any questions on the application process, please contact the Graduate Studies Office/ International Education Office through their web enquiry form.

Programme Information

Programme Next Application Deadline 

Programme Director

Higher Diploma in Politics

17th of January 2022

7th of March 2022

3rd of May 2022

1st of July 2022

Dr Mary C Murphy

Dr Liam Weeks

MSc Government and Politics

17th of January 2022

7th of March 2022

3rd of May 2022

1st of July 2022

Dr Emmanuelle Schön-Quinlivan
MSc International Public Policy and Diplomacy

17th of January 2022

7th of March 2022

3rd of May 2022

1st of July 2022

Dr Fiona Buckley
MRes Government and Politics 30th of June 2022 Dr Aodh Quinlivan
MRes Government and Public Policy 30th of June 2022 Prof Andrew Cottey
PhD Government and Politics

1st January

1st April

1st July

1st October each year

Dr Theresa Reidy

More Information can be found here:

https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/postgrad/studytaught/dates/ 

https://www.ucc.ie/en/international/studyatucc/postgraduateprogrammes/ 

MSc in Government and Politics Handbook 2022-2023 

Handbook for the MSc in Government and Politics for the 2022-2023 academic year


MSC in International Public Policy and Diplomacy Handbook 2022-2023 

Handbook for the MSc in International Public Policy and Diplomacy for the 2022-2023 academic year


Department of Government & Politics

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