Department of Political Science
The Department of Political Science at Trinity College, University of Dublin, is one of the top Political Science departments in Europe. It is a vibrant, outward-looking department that combines intensive research activity with the strongest commitment to high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching..
- Trinity Politics Department rated 31st best in the world
In the 2013 QS Subject Rankings for 'Politics and International Studies' published in May 2013, Trinity College Dublin was rated number 31 in the world, number 8 in Europe, and number 1 in Ireland. Commenting on this achievement, head of department Prof Michael Gallagher said 'This is a tribute to the quality and commitment of the strong academic team in the department, and helps to explain why admission to our undergraduate, masters and PhD programmes is so competitive'.
- New masters programme in Politics and Public Policy
The Department of Political Science is introducing a new masters programme beginning September 2013, an MSc in Politics and Public Policy. Admission deadline 1 June 2013. This complements the existing Masters in International Politics; the admission deadline is also 1 June.
- 2013 Trinity Scholars
The Department congratulates the 9 undergraduate students of Political Science elected to Scholarships on 8 April 2013: Catalina De La Sota Bouyssou (PPES), Alexander Conway (Political Science and Geography), William Dunne (PPES), Eamonn Fahey (Political Science and Geography), Clare Kelly (Law and Political Science), Henry Longden (Philosophy and Political Science), Aoife O'Reilly (Law and Political Science), James Rooney (Law and Political Science), Cormac Shine (History and Political Science)
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The Grattan Scholars
PhD Scholarship Programme with the aim of advancing cutting-edge social science research and teaching.