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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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  • Social and Political Review (SPR) Awards Inaugural Student Prize
    Now in its 27th year, the SPR showcases exemplary work by Trinity’s social science students. Congratulations to Nicolas Yahyaoui, MPhil in Race, Ethnicity and Conflict student, who won the ‘TCD Trust Prize’ for Best Article, kindly sponsored by the TCD Association and Trust.
  • Political Scientist Elected Fellow of TCD
    Professor Raj Chari has been elected a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin (FTCD) in recognition of his scholarship and research achievements and his contribution to College and to the School.
  • 2017 Trinity Scholar
    The Department congratulates Daniela Weerasinghe (Law and Political Science) on her election as a Scholar on 10 April 2017. She will also be the recipient of the Ronald J Hill prize awarded annually for performance in Schol in honour of Professor Ron Hill, a distinguished member of the department from 1969 to 2007.

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MSc in International Politics

Postgraduate Applications

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

Applications are now closed for our PhD programme.

The new cycle of admissions for our MSc and PhD Programmes for 2017-18 will open later this year.

Last updated 26 April 2017