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Politics and International Relations

University of Limerick

48 months
12514 EUR/year
5652 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Politics and International Relations can be taken as part of the University of Limerick Arts Degree as single honours or a joint honours combination. Review the subjects you can study with Politics and International Relations by looking at the table at the end of this section.


The study of Politics and International Relations is all about thinking critically and understanding change. You might be attracted to studying this course if you are interested in understanding the way the world works. You will learn how to research, how to study and develop your analytical and reasoning skills, and how to apply these skills to the real world. You will learn about Ireland and Europe, their place in the world, about what makes a good society and about what doesn’t, and how we might tell the difference between the two.

Why study Politics and International Relations at University of Limerick?

At the University of Limerick you will have the opportunity to study a wide cross section of areas within Politics and International Relations. The staff of Department of Politics and Public Administration have expertise across the discipline and as a result students will learn about the general workings of Politics and International Relations and then look at Irish Politics, European Politics, Political Theory, International Relations and Political Economy, and Public Administration. By doing so they will cover more content that any other Politics-based course in the state. It provides a unique opportunity to study all the main areas within Politics and International Relations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Politics and International Relations,
  • Irish Politics, 
  • European Politics, 
  • Political Theory, 
  • International Relations 
  • Political Economy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to hold at the time of enrolment the established Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent) with a minimum of six subjects which must include: Two H5 (Higher level) grades and Four O6 (Ordinary level) grades or four H7 (Higher Level) grades. Subjects must include Mathematics, Irish or another language, and English.
  • In addition, students wishing to study a Language must hold a minimum H4 grade in that language, with the exception of beginners German or beginners Spanish where a H4 grade in a language other than English is required. Specialist requirement in Mathematics also Ð for those studying Economics or Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12514 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12514 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5652 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5652 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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