Course Description

Certificate in Irish Government and Politics

Institute of Public Administration

The Certificate in Irish Government and Politics is a one-year, part-time programme that introduces students to the political institutions and systems that determine how Ireland is governed. It has two main components. The first explains the powers of the Houses of the Oireachtas, the voting system in operation, and the organisation of government. The second part of the course focuses on social administration in Ireland, outlining, among other things, how welfare, education, and housing services are delivered.

This course will commence in October 2018.

College Name Institute of Public Administration
Course Category Business, Public Administration & Public Management
Course Type Distance Learning
Course Location Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland
Delivery mode Distance Learning
Course Fee 950 pa
Course Duration One academic year
Awarding Body UCD
Career Path This introductory-level programme will appeal to all those who are interested in the institutions, structures and systems through which Ireland is governed. It will attract students from the public, private, and voluntary sectors and those who need to reacquaint themselves with the Irish political and social administration systems.
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Institute of Public Administration

01 668 9135
57-61 Lansdowne Road,, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland

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