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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Please note that this information is subject to change.

Module Title Irish Foreign Policy
Module Code LG525A
School School of Law & Government
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Donnacha O Beachain
Semester 2: Donnacha O Beachain
Autumn: Donnacha O Beachain
Module TeachersDonnacha O Beachain
NFQ level 9 Credit Rating 10
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

INACTIVE - This course provides an accessible overview and rigorous examination of Irish foreign policy since independence. It explores the key assumptions and doctrines underpinning the conduct of Irish foreign policy and the key bilateral and multi-lateral external engagements of the Irish state since independence.

Learning Outcomes

1. recognise key aspects of Irish foreign policy since independence
2. determine the dynamics of foreign policy formulation in Ireland
3. assess the key assumptions and doctrines underpinning the conduct of Irish foreign policy.
4. identify emerging issues for Ireland in European and international affairs.
5. evaluate current and future foreign policy dilemmas in the light of Ireland's experience.

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Total Workload: 0

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
Indicative Reading List

    Other Resources

    Programme or List of Programmes
    MELPMaster of Arts in European Law & Policy
    MIRMA in International Relations
    MISCMA in International Security & Conflict
    MPPMSc in Public Policy
    Date of Last Revision27-SEP-11

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