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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..

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  • Recent BESS Graduates only Irish Recipients of 2019 Schwartzman Scholarships
    Congratulations to Sarah Mortell (Economics and Political Science) and Philip Callan (Economics and Business) who were selected from over 4,000 applicants for scholarships to study a Master’s Degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
  • School of Social Sciences and Philosophy Welcomes Two New Grattan Scholars
    2017 scholarships were awarded to Stefano Ceolotto and Friedrich Kreuser in the fields of energy economics and international development. To date 16 scholarships have been awarded, in economics, political science and sociology, to students from 11 countries.
  • PSAI award for Dr Michelle D'Arcy
    Dr Michelle D'Arcy was awarded the 2016 Political Science Association of Ireland award for excellence in teaching and learning. The Award was presented on 14 October at the PSAI Annual Conference by former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern.

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MSc in International Politics

Postgraduate Applications

Applications are now open for our our M.Sc. in International Politics.

Applications are now open for our PhD programme.

Last updated 6 November 2017