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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Our Law with International Diplomacy* is a three year qualifying law degree. The course focuses on key legal topics and a variety of different aspects of the methodology and practice of diplomacy in international contexts. [+]
This course will offer a wide-ranging yet targeted survey of an emergent geo-political focal point of the 21st century, the Arctic region. [+]
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). [+]
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 course objective is to present a comparative perspective some aspects of the political processes of Argentina, Chile and Brazil and Venezuela from 1950 to the present. The course combines historical presentation with analysis of phenomena from their own theoretical approaches of political science. These are the modernization theory, neo-institutionalism, the focus of cleavages and the theory of collective action. [+]
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 [+]
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 [+]
This course can be either offered in 6 weeks throughout three months, 10 hours per week, leading to 6 ECTS credits; or concentrated in 30h over 10 days with 3 ECTS credits, either combined with Intellectual Property Rights or Competition Law. [+]
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. [+]
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 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. [+]