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Political Science

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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Expert Course In Electoral Marketing

CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político
Campus Full time 4 months September 2018 Spain Madrid

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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Political Science 2017/2018. OBJECTIVES: Students who successfully pass this program: They can participate or direct an electoral campaign They will know how to handle the latest marketing tools. They will know all the techniques of electoral probes and will be able to interpret them. They will learn techniques of oratory. They will know the context of the policy abroad, as well as the most common practices in other environments. They can effectively design a personal branding strategy. ADDRESSED TO: 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. EVALUATION Obtaining the final title is subject to the passing of all modules of the course as well as the preparation of the Final Work. DEGREE THAT IS OBTAINED Title of Expert by the University of Alcalá de Henares and Title of Expert by CESCOMPOL TEMARY Political Marketing and Image Management Personal Leadership and Speech Political Consulting: Design and Management of Electoral Campaigns End of Master's Work PROFESSIONAL OUTINGS Students will be able to fill positions in: Political parties Consulting Communication Cabinets Official Institutions and Governments Media [-]

Expert Course In Political And Government Communication Management

CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político
Campus Full time 4 months September 2018 Spain Madrid

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. [+]

OBJECTIVES: Students who successfully pass this program: They can participate or direct an electoral campaign They will know how to handle the latest marketing tools. They will know all the techniques of electoral probes and will be able to interpret them. They will learn techniques of oratory. They will know the context of the policy abroad, as well as the most common practices in other environments. They can effectively design a personal branding strategy. ADDRESSED TO: 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. EVALUATION Obtaining the final title is subject to the passing of all modules of the course as well as the preparation of the Final Work. DEGREE THAT IS OBTAINED Title of Expert by the University of Alcalá de Henares and Title of Expert by CESCOMPOL TEMARY Basic Principles of Political Communication Political Communication Management: Institutional Relations and Public Affairs Offline, Online and Network Communication: Social Media Management End of Master's Work PROFESSIONAL OUTINGS Students will be able to fill positions in: Political parties Consulting Communication Cabinets Official Institutions and Governments Media [-]

Specialization Course In Communication And Political Analysis

CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político
Campus Full time 6 months September 2018 Spain Madrid

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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Political Science 2017/2018. OBJECTIVES: Students who successfully pass this program: Understand the policy environment and official institutions They can participate or direct an electoral campaign They will know how to handle the latest marketing tools. They will know all the techniques of electoral probes and will be able to interpret them. They will learn techniques of oratory. They will know the context of the policy abroad, as well as the most common practices in other environments. They can effectively design a personal branding strategy. ADDRESSED TO: 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. EVALUATION Obtaining the final title is subject to the passing of all modules of the course as well as the preparation of the Final Work. DEGREE THAT IS OBTAINED Title of Specialist by the University of Alcalá de Henares and Specialist title by CESCOMPOL TEMARY Politics, Citizenship and Political Behavior Political Scenarios and Electoral Systems Basic Principles of Political Communication Political Communication Management: Institutional Relations and Public Affairs Offline, Online and Network Communication: Social Media Management End of Master's Work PROFESSIONAL OUTINGS Students will be able to fill positions in: Political parties Consulting Communication Cabinets Official Institutions and Governments Media [-]

Course Semester in Iceland

Bifröst University
Campus Full time July 2018 Iceland Borgarnes

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. [+]

Welcome to the Adventurous Bifröst University in Iceland Get surrounded by glaciers, volcanoes, midnight sun, lakes, waterfalls and a nature that is irresistible for hiking. 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. The program offers an opportunity to study at an ambitious and dynamic university, located in a truly unique environment. Bifröst University is located in the valley ´Norðurárdalur´ in Borgarfjörður, approx. 100 Km from Reykjavik. It nests in the magnificent and strikingly beautiful lava, offering endless opportunities to experience unspoiled nature at its best. On campus, students will find a minimarket, cafe/bar, gym, soccer field, basketball hoops, laundrette, ATM and a kindergarten. Courses Students can choose to participate in 1-5 courses. The tuition fee is as follows: 1 course 95.000 ISK (700 €) 2 courses 190.000 ISK (1.400 €) 3 courses 236.000 ISK (1.750 €) 4 courses or more 315.000 ISK (2.300 €) Examples of Courses in English Intercultural Communication Negotiation and Sales Management European Company Law Conflict and Peace Studies Classical Political Thought Economic Growth and Development Icelandic Language and Culture Leadership Institutional Economics Environmental and Resource Economics Innovation and Entrepreneurship International Business Business Ethics Philosophy of Science Arctic Politics International Politics Housing On-campus housing will be arranged for all international students. A single room in student apartments is allotted to students (with private bath and shared kitchen). The monthly accommodation... [-]

Summer School on EU Policy Making - Brexit focus

Institute for European Studies (IES), Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Belgium Brussels

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 2018 is on BREXIT! [+]

Summer School on European Policy-Making In brief: Intensive 2-week Summer School (1 week in Brussels and 1 in Vienna). It's a crash course in EU Policy Making, with focus in 2018 on BREXIT! Participants will study the implications of Brexit from a selected angle, to be presented to their peers at the end of the programme. Visits: European Commission, European Parliament, OSCE, United Nations, EU Delegation in Vienna. Dedicated website: www.eu-summerschool.eu Dedicated Facebook page: www.facebook.com/summerschooleu/ Apply by 1 May 2018! The Summer School corresponds to 5 ECTS credits.

Organised by: Inter-University programme: Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, in collaboration with the University of Vienna. ... [-]

Course in American Geopolitics

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

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. [+]

AMERICAN GEOPOLITICS PEL79*S-4 Professor: Mag. Rubén Rodríguez (UCA, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) Teaching Language: ENGLISH / Idioma: INGLÉS Course Description and Objectives 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. We will analyze the evolution of U.S. objectives in Latin America, the means used to pursue those goals, and the process by which decisions connect means with ends. Students will learn how to interpret US current policies towards contemporary challenges, including Cuba, Hugo Chavez and the rise of the new populists. Syllabus Brief Historical Chronology. The Revolutionary War and the Consolidation of Independence, 1776-1800. George Washington and Isolationism. Expansion and Preservation. 1801-1865. 1823. Monroe Doctrine. Andrew Jackson. West Expansion. Texas and Mexican American War. Manifest Destiny. Global Emergence, 1865-1919. Lincoln and the Civil War. 1860-1900 Cycle. Imperialism. Theodore Roosevelt, Alfred Mahan and the Hispanic-American War 1898. Gunboat diplomacy. Big Stick Diplomacy. Cuba and the Platt Amendment. The Protectorate. Panama Secession 1903 and Roosevelt Corollary. Wilson and The League of Nations 1919. The “Era of the Good Neighbor” Policy. 1928-1950. Hoover and the 1928 Tour. F.D.Roosevelt and the protocole of non- intervention. “Re-discovering” Latin America. Movies and Fashion. The Cold War. 1945-1989. The Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan. 1947. The URSS Menace.... [-]

The Movement Of Social Solidarity In Argentina And South American Social Problems

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

This course seeks to enhance and deepen the knowledge, first, about the social solidarity action in general, focusing on Argentina mainly and secondly, knowledge of the social problems of the continent from the analysis of social problems and approach solidarity that is carried out in Argentina, including within the context of the South American continental underdevelopment. [+]

Best Course Studies in Political Science 2017/2018. This course seeks to enhance and deepen the knowledge, first, about the social solidarity action in general, focusing on Argentina mainly and secondly, knowledge of the social problems of the continent from the analysis of social problems and approach solidarity that is carried out in Argentina, including within the context of the South American continental underdevelopment. For this, the course develops: Description; analysis and presentation of the state of contemporary debate on the following topics: government social policies; social action of civil society; social solidarity action. Presentation of the state of South American social problems. Analysis of causes of social underdevelopment of the South American countries and their consequences. Description and analysis of the South American forms of social issues and their derived: Poverty; urban poverty, rural poverty; indigenous social groups; informal work; involuntary migration; discrimination; violence in relation to the social-economic underdevelopment; housing deficit; child malnutrition. Exhibition of a historical overview of South America from the socially and politically from the pre-Hispanic period until today. The course is implemented following two ways: theoretical lectures by the teacher in charge of the course and content temporarily divided into classroom. Classes with outputs for direct contact of the trainees students with the protagonists of the solidarity action and where it is performed, using as a criterion for thematic selection that are the subject of joint action linked to problems where the consequences of characteristic economic underdevelopment in the region have the highest incidence. Teaching:... [-]

Santiago - Course in Politics, Social Justice & Language

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters February 2018 Chile Santiago

Our Politics, Social Justice & Language Program allows you to fully immerse yourself in the daily life and culture of Chile while studying the Spanish language and political topics. Explore the intricacies of the Chilean sociopolitical landscape: student activism, the arts as a form of resistance, human rights issues, and an impressive literary culture (via world renowned authors like Pablo Neruda and Isabel Allende). [+]

Overview Our Politics, Social Justice & Language Program allows you to fully immerse yourself in the daily life and culture of Chile while studying the Spanish language and political topics. Explore the intricacies of the Chilean sociopolitical landscape: student activism, the arts as a form of resistance, human rights issues, and an impressive literary culture (via world renowned authors like Pablo Neruda and Isabel Allende). Your studies and extracurricular adventures will without a doubt allow you to embark on a real-life case study of Chile's thriving society. Courses are taught in Spanish by distinguished professors, most with primary appointments at one of IES Abroad’s partner universities. You can also enroll in an internship or service learning placement during your time in Santiago, which will help you add international work experience to your résumé or help you understand the city’s social issues first-hand Santiago will be your classroom. Imagine practicing your Spanish as you tour local neighborhoods or visit local business organizations as part of your study of Chile’s regional and global trade. Wherever possible, our courses take advantage of the city’s many historical, artistic, and cultural sites, and several courses also include a hands-on, practical component. You can enroll in courses at local universities, including the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the Universidad de Chile, where you’ll experience the Chilean educational system first-hand and enjoy access to local student activities. Maybe you’ll even make some Chilean friends while you’re at it. We want you to feel at home in... [-]

Nice Direct Enrollment – Université Nice Sophia Antipolis

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 France Nice

Do you have advanced French language skills? Check. Are you interested in living and learning in a beautiful coastal city, where blue skies meet the glistening blue Mediterranean Sea, and you can enjoy French culture at its finest? Check. Want to study Humanities, Political Science, Science or Engineering alongside international and local students while learning entirely in French? Check. Then pack your bags and head to Nice, where you’ll directly enroll at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS). [+]

Best Course Studies in Political Science 2017/2018. Overview Do you have advanced French language skills? Check. Are you interested in living and learning in a beautiful coastal city, where blue skies meet the glistening blue Mediterranean Sea, and you can enjoy French culture at its finest? Check. Want to study Humanities, Political Science, Science or Engineering alongside international and local students while learning entirely in French? Check. Then pack your bags and head to Nice, where you’ll directly enroll at Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNS). Since 1965, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis has become a prestigious training and research university. UNS currently enrolls more than 26,000 students (approximately 5,000 of those are international students). You will enroll in French-taught Liberal Arts and Sciences courses at UNS. When you’re not attending French language or area studies classes, get involved in the University’s many clubs, sports, and activities through their Student Network as a way to immerse yourself in the culture and get to know local and international students. Students interested in engineering courses will attend classes at Polytech Nice Sophia, located in Sophia Antipolis, known internationally as the French Silicon Valley. While abroad, IES Abroad Nice is dedicated to enhancing your study abroad experience with superior services and opportunities to fully experience life in the French Riviera. Our staff in Nice helps you make the most of your experience abroad. Nice and the French Riviera will become your classroom. Involvement in the local community enriches your learning experiences and provides excellent opportunities... [-]

European Union

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester January 2018 Germany Freiburg

Why study abroad in one location when you can experience the politics and culture of more than 15 European countries? Our European Union Program allows you to live and learn about European politics, economics, business, and international relations like never before. [+]

Overview Why study abroad in one location when you can experience the politics and culture of more than 15 European countries? Our European Union Program allows you to live and learn about European politics, economics, business, and international relations like never before. The centrally-located city of Freiburg, Germany, will be your home base. It’s here that you’ll take English-taught courses like Global Leadership, Political Science, and German. As part of the program’s required Integrative Seminar, you will travel for 22 days to gain exposure to the European Union and beyond. Not only will these course-related excursions give you better insight into the strengths and challenges of the European Union, they will also give you the experience you need to build your résumé and prepare you for an international career. As you visit each new country, you develop an understanding of the European Union, its history, and its institutions. Europe will be your classroom. Imagine visiting the European Parliament and discussing current social and political issues with EU officials, or meeting with leaders of multinational corporations to learn about international trade. You also engage in a Model European Union, where you assume the role of a head of state or a foreign minister of an EU country to analyze and debate issues of current concern in Europe, such as security and foreign affairs, EU enlargement, and the multi-annual financial framework. The Model EU concludes the Integrative Seminar and is the capstone of the program. After the spring semester, you can also... [-]

Berlin - International Affairs & Security Studies

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 12 weeks February 2018 Germany Berlin

Courses in this program take advantage of Berlin’s position as Germany’s capital and Germany’s position as a leading state in the European Union. The English-taught courses compare and contrast the pros and cons of the European Union’s open borders, of strategies to combat terrorism, and of the challenges and benefits that migration brings. [+]

Best Course Studies in Political Science 2017/2018. Overview 12 credits. 12 weeks. $12,000. Our Berlin - International Affairs & Security Studies Program is part of our 12 for 12 for 12 programs. The city of Berlin has a fascinating geo-political history: its destruction in World War II, its hostile division in the Cold War, the fall of the Wall, the reunification of Germany, and the growth of Germany as a major cultural, economic, and political force in the 21st Century. This history and its present importance make Berlin the ideal place to study International Relations, Security Studies, Sociology, Business, and Economics, as well as Culture, Film, Art, and German Language. Courses in this program take advantage of Berlin’s position as Germany’s capital and Germany’s position as a leading state in the European Union. The English-taught courses compare and contrast the pros and cons of the European Union’s open borders, of strategies to combat terrorism, and of the challenges and benefits that migration brings. Berlin will also be your classroom. Imagine studying the European and global challenges that Germany faces then walking along the remnants of the Berlin Wall, a stark reminder of the city’s turbulent past. Or wandering through the Turkish Market while learning about migration in Germany. Can you picture exploring the neighborhoods of Berlin, taking in the stunning architecture, and enjoying doners and currywurst? This is study abroad! We want you to feel at home in Berlin, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into... [-]

Short Course in Media, Policy & Advocacy in Humanitarian Action

Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine
Campus Full time 2 weeks April 2018 United Kingdom Liverpool

This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of political debates regarding Western humanitarianism and issues pertaining to media and aid delivery, policy and advocacy. [+]

Media, Policy & Advocacy in Humanitarian Action 3 good reasons to study 1. This exciting course examines the relationship between media and political power, and ensures that you will never again view the media, including social media, in the same way. 2. You will have the opportunity to practice filmed media presentations under the guidance of a leading humanitarian field expert. 3. By regularly conveying information to important audiences, from the general public to government and international decision makers, the media plays a large role in shaping public debate. This course aims to provide students with knowledge and critical understanding of political debates regarding Western humanitarianism and issues pertaining to media and aid delivery, policy and advocacy. Course Outline Realist and Liberal perspectives on humanitarian intervention. Media and war Rwandan Genocide Humanitarian crisis and US intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq; dealing with humanitarian crisis during wars of national interest. Politics and Media Power relations including manufacturing consent, indexing, and political contest media Aljazeera Fox News Media-state-aid agency interactions Empathy, distance, superficiality, negativity and ethnocentric framing of developing country crises Media and foreign policy: the CNN effect, types of media effect and scope of media impact The limits of the CNN effect and humanitarian action including conflict prevention, and post-conflict peace building Media management during humanitarian crises Advocacy strategies 10 Academic Credits - Assessments For an additional fee of £95, you can be entered for full Academic Credits for this course (Masters level credit, awarded by the University of Liverpool). The... [-]

Short Course in Management of Refugee & Displaced Populations

Liverpool School Of Tropical Medicine
Campus Full time 2 weeks March 2018 United Kingdom Liverpool

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 [+]

Best Course Studies in Political Science 2017/2018. Management of Refugee & Displaced Populations 3 good reasons to study 1. Political turbulence in many regions of the world has increased the number of displaced people fleeing complex emergencies and disasters, and they often end up in large camps where environmental health measures are insufficient. 2. You will be taught by staff who are at the forefront of teaching and research in the humanitarian sector. 3. No longer the realm of resource-poor settings, skills learnt on this course are useful for many fields such as medicine, social care, local government, public health and NGO / Humanitarian work. 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. Course Outline Managing Responses to Displacement the key elements of a relief programme managing and co-ordinating refugees / IDPs in a variety of settings importance of coordination and good leadership in management of resources and constraints project cycle management and the systems model in planning a relief operation. logistics, communications, and operational safety team building and motivation cross-cultural communication and community participation vulnerable groups in refugee and displaced populations Mobilising & Managing Human and Financial Resources human resources in relief operations project proposals and logframes fundraising for humanitarian programmes principles of good financial management in humanitarian operations Security & Self Care of Humanitarian... [-]

Comparative Politics

American College of Norway
Campus Full time Part time 1 semester January 2018 Norway Moss + 1 more

An introduction to comparative politics with emphasis on the democratic systems of Europe. [+]

Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include. An introduction to comparative politics with emphasis on the democratic systems of Europe. [-]

The Geo-Politics of the North

American College of Norway
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Norway Moss

This course will offer a wide-ranging yet targeted survey of an emergent geo-political focal point of the 21st century, the Arctic region. [+]

Best Course Studies in Political Science 2017/2018. Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include. This course will offer a wide-ranging yet targeted survey of an emergent geo-political focal point of the 21st century, the Arctic region. While climate change and rising sea-levels have worried many from an environmental perspective, these developments have also opened new and lucrative economic possibilities, especially for the oil-prospecting, shipping and even tourism industries. These various components will be explored in the course: the geographical context; the history of Arctic exploration; the parallels with Antarctic scientific cooperation; the impact of climate change; the importance of oil and gas deposits; the shipping industry; the changing role of Arctic Council; Scandinavian interests in the area; the role of the big powers, even including China; and 21st century scenarios for this vital emergent region. [-]