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Social Sciences

Politics & International Relations

BA European Studies

4 years

€2168 pa

Programme profile

European Studies is an exciting, innovative bachelor degree aimed at training you to become a specialist in European matters.You will acquire the key skills and competencies needed to start working as a professional in multicultural organisations the world over . Focusing on Europe and its relationship with the wider world, the programme provides you with advanced skills in intercultural communication, proficiency in at least 2 foreign languages and general management skills.

As part of the European Studies "Major" you will also acquire basic expertise in the subject fields of European Policy and International Marketing. The "Minors" European Studies offers, will enable you to further specialise and to choose to deepen in areas of Business Management or Law & Politics. You may also choose to deepen in the Communications area, pick a language based minor to deepen your knowledge, or indeed mix and match minors to get the best of all worlds!

An intensive 3-year version of this programme is also available.

Programme content

Year 1: The Cultural Dimension of Europe; The Economic Dimension of Europe; The Political Dimension of Europe; Management of Organisations in Europe; IGOs and InGOs; Marketing and Management; Foundations of Marketing; Foreign Language

Year 2: Contemporary European Politics; Decision-Making in the EU; International Relations; Export Management; Marketing Planning; Export Marketing; Language, Study Abroad Semester or "Minor" specialisation;

Year 3: Legal Dimension in Europe; 21st Century European Society, Thesis; four-month work placement


The university offers related Masters programmes, taught through English, in the following areas:

- European Law & Policy
- International Communication Management

Entry Requirements

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including at least two 2 at H4. Subjects to include Maths OR (for 4-year programme) relevant FETAC/QQI Level 5 Certificate




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