One of the oldest academic disciplines, going back to the time of Aristotle, Political Science studies the workings of the state, government and politics. Some areas of specialization offered at universities and colleges in Political Science courses include democracy, conflict intervention and resolution, culture and business around the world, international cooperation, managing reform and more. Political Science courses are suited to working professionals seeking further qualifications or professional development, full time students, or anyone with an academic or personal interest in the subject.
Catering to students in a wide variety of academic and professional situations, Political Science courses are available for part time, full time or online study. Political Science courses can last for a few days to a year and some culminate with granting a diploma or certificate to successful graduates. Offered at academic institutions around the world, you can find Political Science courses in Costa Rica, China, Russia, Italy, Poland, Turkey, the USA and in other locations as well.
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A semester in Iceland is an option for free mover students who are not from one of the partner universities of Bifröst University and would like to stay in Iceland for study and adventure. [+]
In this course, you will consider the key developments of the Scottish Enlightenment in areas including philosophy, ethics, social and political thought, historiography, medical science, aesthetics, literature, and religious thinking. You will also have the opportunity to assess the influence of Scottish thinking on America, and the circumstances which led to the eclipse of Enlightenment thinking. [+]
The course will examine the continuity and the changes in U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America and the Caribbean from the Monroe Doctrine to ALCA´s failure. Historically, the region has been of special interest to the U.S. because of its proximity and instability. It is the area in which America’s principles and its power have often collided. [+]
This program is aimed at either graduates in Political Science, Marketing, Journalism, Law or International Relations; As well as professionals with university degrees and experience in the world of politics who wish to improve their personal skills. [+]
The Graduate Certificate in Dispute Resolution, a first in Australia, focuses on the wide range of non-adversarial dispute resolution processes. A comprehensive range of subjects is available accommodating distinct streams such as commerce, family, community and court-annexed programs. Dispute resolution at UTS focuses on experiential learning involving a fusion of critical and reflective thinking paradigms with the application of theory in practical, work-based contexts. [+]
The mixture of experience-based learning and formal lectures by professional practitioners give students a hands-on understanding of the full range of dispute resolution processes from negotiation, through the consensual processes, to decisional theory.
Career options include arbitrator, managers, negotiator and professionals in a wide range of areas such as health and education, government and industrial relations.[-]
The Politics and International Relations Gap Year programme is an academic Project for the politicians and leaders of the future. [+]
Two weeks of intensive study (in Brussels & Vienna) on the EU decision-making process, for students with a background in (international) politics and/or (European) law. Focus in 2017 is on BREXIT! [+]
This course aims to provide students with the knowledge, skills and critical understanding needed to adopt an evidence-based and reasoned approach to strategic planning, needs assessment and management of refugee and displaced populations across the spectrum from emergency relief to sustainable development [+]
Our Study in Amsterdam Program takes advantage of the city’s unique balance of history and contemporary culture, and lets you structure your studies at the prestigious Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) and at the IES Abroad Center. [+]
The School of Politics and International Relations is one of the most dynamic places to study Politics and International Relations. We combine high-quality teaching with cutting-edge research in a supportive environment [+]
The purpose of this course is to provide you with a basic understanding of foreign affairs and introduce you to the fundamental principles of international relations within the political science framework. [+]
The Russian Far East Study course is an overview of the history of the Russian Far East, its economic, geographical situation and current importance as a transport hub with substantial natural resources. [+]
Peace and Conflict Studies let you study global matters in an interdisciplinary setting. The course provides education on contemporary issues such as terrorism, war, violent and social conflicts, Human Rights, humanitarian aid, refugee crisis, social inequality, peace and peacebuilding. [+]
With 10 years' experience placing young talent into professional China-based companies, our multilingual team is dedicated to offering you the best international internship [+]
Bjørknes Høyskole tilbyr nå 60 studiepoeng i freds- og konfliktstudier. Studiet er tverrfaglig og gir en teoretisk og praktisk innføring i en rekke spennende emner. Studiet kan inngå som en del av en bachelorgrad eller også brukes som videreutdanning. [+]
Curriculum The following courses provide all 10 credits. You will only study two subjects at the same time 1 Introduction to International Studies 2 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies 3 Conflict resolution, peace building and conflict prevention 4 Religion and Conflict 5 Human Rights 6 Regions in Conflict 1 Introduction to International Studies (10 credits) This course provides an introduction to a range of international topics such as international history, international relations, international economics and comparative politics. These topics are important for understanding how states relate to each other through cooperation, trade, peace and conflict. course will provide an introduction to key institutions and other actors in the international arena and provide a basis for understanding how and why actors in the international community act as they do. student should be able to: • Understand the characteristics of the subjects of international politics, international history, international economics and comparative politics. • Clarify historical feature of the international community and assess historical events cleansers significance for contemporary international relations. • Analyze and understand the trends and tendencies in international politics • problematize various aspects of globalization processes and to assess the extent to which globalization is taking place in different areas (economic, political, etc.) • Identify and assess the characteristic features of international and regional organizations and their place in the international interaction • Understand and evaluate the factors that underlie the design of Norwegian foreign policy • Clarify various political theories Learning targets • International history • Political Theories... [-]