Course in Social Sciences in Asia

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A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

As the largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia consists of a wide variety of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and governmental systems.

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Course in Japan Studies (non-major)

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Kofu

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). [+]

Course in Japan Studies

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). JAS courses are embedded within the liberal arts curriculum to ensure both that they have a strong academic base and that students are able to see Japan from a number of disciplinary perspectives. JAS is proud to host a large number of experiential workshops on Japanese culture taught by masters in Noh, Koto, Shakuhachi, Zen, Shinto, Shodo, Sado, Kado, and the martial arts: Aikido, Judo, Karate and Shugendo.

The JLP includes not only Japanese language courses ranging from beginning to advanced levels but also courses in professional Japanese writing, reading Japanese newspapers, and public speaking in Japanese. Our Language Acquisition Center (LAC) includes a Japanese Writing Desk to help Japanese and international students polish their composition skills.... [-]


Chinese Language Courses

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Part time 1 - 1 semester September 2018 China Suzhou

Are you interested in learning the most commonly spoken language in the world? XJTLU offers non-degree courses in Mandarin Chinese for beginner, intermediate, advanced and business learners with approximately 16 class hours per week. [+]

The delivery of the Chinese course is interactive and “hands-on” with a focus on stimulating activities so that you experience the language as you would in real life situations. The modules emphasize listening, speaking, reading and writing, enabling students to learn Chinese language and culture in an all-round way. Students can study in Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.

Highlights Interactive and "hands-on" delivery of courses Focus on stimulating activities like real life situations Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing Small class teaching - no more than 20 students Highly-qualified teaching staff - fully certified Mandarin Chinese teachers with substantial experience in China and internationally Tailored to your level Each level takes about 6 weeks - students can finish 2 levels each semester Dedicated Chinese language partner - students are partnered with Chinese students who provide extra support,four hours per week Cultural learning field trips - in Suzhou and 4 days in the North of China Summer schools available for 2, 4 or 6-week courses [-]

Academic Gap Year

Tel Aviv University
Campus 1 year July 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

Academic Gap Year students are integrated with the rest of the year-long study abroad programs for coursework and activities but receive extra support from our experienced program staff. [+]

If you are not yet a bachelor student, but can’t wait to come to Tel Aviv, join us for your first year of college in TAU International!

Academic Gap Year students are integrated with the rest of the year-long study abroad programs for coursework and activities but receive extra support from our experienced program staff.

During your time with us you will be able to experience all of Israel with fellow study abroad students during three exciting trips:

Northern Israel: visit Karmiel, on the northern edge of the beautiful Galilee; Kiryat Shmona, surrounded by beautiful green expanses; and the Kinneret, where you can melt in the hot springs.

Southern Israel spends a few nights in Eilat. Sip sweet tea in historic Bedouin tents, let a camel take you on a tour, give a dolphin a high five, and float away in the Dead Sea.... [-]


Shanghai - Economy, Business & Society

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters February 2019 China Shanghai

There is no mistaking Shanghai’s skyline. From the soaring Oriental Pearl Tower to the sweeping Bund across the Huangpu River, Shanghai shimmers with possibility. We invite you to experience first-hand all that this exciting city has to offer. [+]

Overview

There is no mistaking Shanghai’s skyline. From the soaring Oriental Pearl Tower to the sweeping Bund across the Huangpu River, Shanghai shimmers with possibility. We invite you to experience first-hand all that this exciting city has to offer.

Shanghai is an economic and cultural hub of more than 22 million people. You will learn and communicate in Mandarin and English, while being exposed to the local Shanghai dialect—just one example of the many unique languages and cultures that exist in different regions throughout the country.

While in Shanghai, study the diversity and impact that international influences from all over the globe have on Chinese culture. Witness how globalization affects Shanghai and develop a greater understanding of how China’s influence is increasingly affecting the world.... [-]


International Development Training and Internships

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time September 2018 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 9 more

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through participating in the work on the ground. [+]

FSD International Development Internships are an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain hands-on experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through participating in the work on the ground. The internships are thoughtfully designed to help you build your career while having a lasting impact on the people in the community in which you serve. Our Development Internships have a strong emphasis on community ownership and follow the principles of Asset-Based Community Development. Interns receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Interns apply their new and existing skill sets as they collaborate with their local colleagues on identifying, designing, and implementing a project to benefit the community.... [-]


APQ Course in Global Business Leadership and International Relations

Human Capital (Singapore)
Campus Full time 8 months March 2019 Singapore China Shenzhen USA Washington + 3 more

This programme stems from an earlier initiative by HCS on the Global Immersion Programme, which was launched by Minister Heng Swee Keat in November 2013. This APQ aims to support Singapore’s SkillsFuture agenda and economic progress as Singapore moves to the next phase of development towards an advanced economy and inclusive society. [+]

Georgetown University (GU) – HCS Academy (HCS)

ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION (APQ) IN GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERSHIP AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Georgetown University (GU) has developed a specially designed Advanced Management Programme, leading to an Advanced Professional Qualification (APQ) in Global Business Leadership and International Relations. This programme stems from an earlier initiative by HCS on the Global Immersion Programme, which was launched by Minister Heng Swee Keat in November 2013. This APQ aims to support Singapore’s SkillsFuture agenda and economic progress as Singapore moves to the next phase of development towards an advanced economy and inclusive society.... [-]


PRIVATE Chinese + HOMESTAY

Beijing International Chinese College
Campus Full time 1 - 44  Open Enrollment China Beijing

If you want to focus on special area of Chinese language, then Private classes are perfect for you: 2 lessons per class and you can take as many classes as you want, The schedule is flexible the teacher's attention is just for you. After few months you can pass HSK 4, [+]

If you want to focus on a special area of Chinese language, then Private classes are perfect for you: 2 lessons per class and you can take as many classes as you want, The schedule is flexible the teacher's attention is just for you. After few months you can pass HSK 4.

The One-on-One class can be held either in the morning, afternoon or evening, during the week or on weekends,

The duration of the class: 50 minutes/lesson.

During your Homestay in Beijing, the family will provide half board accommodation i.e. breakfast and evening meal. If you have any special dietary requirements, you should inform us of this before you arrive so we can select the most suitable family for you. For the homestay,1 week is 7 days and for 1 semester is 26 weeks long & 1 year is 48 weeks. The prices are for 10 lessons per week. If you want more lessons, please calculate 135RMB per lesson (for private classes) ... [-]


Negotiation and Decision Making Strategies

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 3 days July 2019 USA New York Japan Tokyo United Arab Emirates Dubai Switzerland St. Gallen + 6 more

This course teaches you how to get the most out of your negotiations while creating a winning proposition for both sides. [+]

Negotiation and Decision-Making Strategies teaches you how to get the most out of your negotiations while creating a winning proposition for both sides. The program takes you through each element of a negotiation applying a framework of strategies based on psychological research.

You will learn methods for successful conflict resolution and examine the impact of cultural differences on the negotiation process. As you participate with peers in a series of increasingly difficult, real world negotiation simulations, you'll benefit from constant feedback and refinement of new

techniques.

Who should attend? This program is appropriate for executives at all levels, who are seeking to enhance their negotiation capabilities... [-]


English Course: Business Culture

ILSC Education Group
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Canada Vancouver Toronto India New Delhi USA San Francisco + 4 more

Develop English speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills and improve cross-cultural awareness. Study world business etiquette and learn how to employ humor in the workplace. [+]

BUSINESS CULTURE

Develop English speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills and improve cross-cultural awareness. Study world business etiquette and learn how to employ humor in the workplace.

LOCATIONS

Vancouver, Toronto, San Francisco, New York, New Delhi

LANGUAGE LEVELS

B1, B2, B3, B4, I1, I2, I3, I4, A1, A2

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business in Israel

Tel Aviv University - International Office
Campus Full time 4 - 5 months January 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

This program will provide you  with real-world experience, entrepreneurial know-hows, and professional guidance that will help you succeed. By choosing to come study in the middle of the middle east, in a country that is known as the Start-Up Nation, and by living in Tel Aviv, Israel’s financial and technological capital, you will be immersed in a world of innovated executives and trailblazing companies. [+]

Are you ready for a global career? Come to TAU International and join our Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Program to further open the gateway to YOUR global career. We offer the perfect setting both in the classroom and the right connections for settings outside of the classroom. This program will provide you with real-world experience, entrepreneurial know-hows, and professional guidance that will help you succeed. By choosing to come study in the middle of the middle east, in a country that is known as the Start-Up Nation, and by living in Tel Aviv, Israel’s financial and technological capital, you will be immersed in a world of innovated executives and trailblazing companies.... [-]


Course - Party system and party politics in modern Russia

Russian State University For The Humanities
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Moscow

Course structure: The course is dedicated to the evolution of political party system in modern Russia from the 90-th of XX century. Periods of party building, changes of legislation about [+]

Course - Party system and party politics in modern Russia

Language: English

Time of courses: Autumn / Spring

The course is available from the academic year 2013-2014

Course structure: The course is dedicated to the evolution of political party system in modern Russia from the 90-th of XX century. Periods of party building, changes of legislation about parties, developing of organizational structure of party and its subsidiaries in regions are observed. Parties as subjects of analyzing are considered according to different theoretical and methodological approaches.

Considering developing of parties in the broad context it is shown how party politics and parties activity influence public opinion and perceptions of parties as political institutions. Electoral sympathies and results of elections on federal, regional and local level are viewed as well. Parties preferences are analyzed in terms of the system of values and attitudes. It's also supposed to consider ideological grounds of different political parties and organizations and how different ideological principles are transforming in concrete social context.... [-]


Chinese Language and Culture Course

Ocean University of China
Campus Full time 1 semester March 2019 China Qingdao

Chinese Language and Culture Course [+]

Program Highlights Comfortable and well equip accommdation. High standards of teaching and considerate services. The college was designated as one of the HSK centers for all levels in 2007 NOCFL (Hanban). The School is committed to students' overall development and organizes many cultural and sports activities for international students. Program Description

The program is divided into Elementary Level (A, B), Intermediate Level (C, D), and Advanced Level (E).

In total, there are 18-week courses a term.

Study Place: OUC Fushan Campus, No.23 Eastern HongKong Road.

Time of Entrance Spring Semester: First Monday of March Fall Semester: First Monday of September Duration of Study 1/2-2 years Time of Application Spring Semester: First Monday of March Fall Semester: First Monday of September Entry Requirements Non-Chinese nationality Be in good health Between age 18-60 [-]

Course - Gap Year Global Skills Program

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 9 months September 2018 USA Estes Park Panama Panama City Costa Rica San José Thailand Bangkok Cambodia Phnom Penh India Mumbai Italy Rome Austria Vienna Germany Munich Czech Republic Prague Cambridge + 19 more

Each week, a new place. In 9 months, across 10 countries in 3 continents, you'll travel from the urban jungle to the wilderness, from mountains to the open ocean, from rich industrial environments to impoverished villages in developing nations. It will be the busiest, most challenging, constructive, fun and exhilarating year of your life. [+]

This is not your typical gap year.

In 9 months, across 10 countries in 3 continents, you'll travel from the urban jungle to the wilderness, from mountains to the open ocean, from rich industrial environments to impoverished villages in developing nations.

You will learn how to build a house, cook a meal, manage your finances, sail a boat, speak in public, serve a customer, negotiate a deal, and drive a car safely.

You will learn how to help save a person's life when far removed from medical help.

You will develop skills in negotiation, critical thinking and problem-solving, and in team-building and leadership. You will learn how governance works, and will put it into practice on a day-to-day basis. You will be taught how to operate power tools and heavy machinery such as forklifts and tractors.... [-]


Gap Year

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Campus 1 year October 2018 Israel Haifa

The Gap Year at Technion International offers high school graduates a 10-month program combining academic studies, leadership development workshops, Jewish studies, community service, cultural experiences, and unforgettable trips. [+]

Spend ten months living, studying, and volunteering at Israel’s most prestigious technical institute:

The Gap Year at Technion International offers high school graduates a 10-month program combining academic studies, leadership development workshops, Jewish studies, community service, cultural experiences, and unforgettable trips.

We offer two tracks for Gap Year in Israel:

1. October 2018 – August 2019

2. January 2019 – August 2019

You may choose to participate in either of these tracks (depending on personal preference, date of completion of studies, etc).

Academic program: Science & Engineering (mandatory): Basic science and engineering academic courses Hebrew studies Social activities Volunteering Torah, Science & Engineering (optional): Spiritual guidance from Technion’s Rabi. Elad Dokov Gemara lessons and Havruta Hebrew studies Israel and Jewish social activities ... [-]

Course: The Palestine and Arabic Studies Program

Birzeit University PAS
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Palestinian Territories Birzeit

The Palestine and Arabic Studies Program (PAS) is an academic program at Birzeit University that offers international students the opportunity to combine the study of the Arabic language with social science courses about Palestine and the Arab [+]

The Palestine and Arabic Studies Program (PAS) is an academic program at Birzeit University that offers international students the opportunity to combine the study of the Arabic language with social science courses about Palestine and the Arab World. International students carry out their studies while experiencing first hand the political and social realities on the ground.

Drawing upon its record of reputable language and social science professors, Birzeit University has produced this comprehensive international study program, offering accredited courses of academic quality, together with a series of extra-curricular lectures and field trips. The year-round program consists of three semesters, two regular semesters and one intensive summer semester. Students may enroll at the beginning of any semester. The PAS Program is open to university students and graduates from around the world, those working in a field related to the Middle East, and those who wish to gain an in-depth knowledge of the region, its language and cultures.... [-]