MRes (Government and Public Policy)


NFQ Level 9, Major Award

The MRes (Government and Public Policy) is a part-time online blended learning programme, running for 24 months from the date of first registration for the programme. Students complete three modules (GV6118, GV6125 and GV6126) and a 25,000 word thesis.

A candidate for the MRes Degree in Government and Public Policy must:

  1. complete and pass 20 credits of modules;
  2. undertake research in a topic agreed with the Department;
  3. present a thesis on an approved topic;
  4. present for an oral examination on the subject matter of his/her thesis (if required by the Department).

See also General Regulations for the Degree of Master by Research.

Programme Requirements

For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements