The Irish Political System

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Irish Political System

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Irish Culture, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    To introduce students to the operation of the Irish political system and in so doing, enable the students to understand the operation of political systems more generally.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. - students will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the Irish political system and current affairs - students will have experience developing and defending policy proposals in written form - students will develop analytical skills which will allow them to consider an academic puzzle and develop and critically examine possible solutions to these puzzles

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.