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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Gap Year

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Campus 1 year January 2019 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 ... [-]

International Community - Based Research

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time 9 - 52 weeks September 2019 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 10 more

FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community. [+]

FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community. The goal is knowledge creation which serves to inform community action. Research Internships have a strong emphasis on community-based participatory research in order to ensure the researchers work side by side with community members.

What is Community-Based Participatory Research?

Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a framework or approach for conducting research that is characterized by the relationships between the communities and researchers. This type of research is collaborative and requires partnership development, cooperation, negotiation, flexibility, and commitment to addressing local issues. CBPR works to accomplish objectives and development through empowerment and ownership.... [-]


International Development Gap Year

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time 9 - 56 weeks September 2019 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 10 more

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting way to explore and learn before starting college. [+]

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting way to explore and learn before starting college.

Our Gap Year program was specifically designed for high school graduates and allows you to gain hands-on experience prior to beginning your studies at a university level. The Gap Year program has a strong emphasis on community ownership and follows the principles of Asset-Based Community Development. Participants receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Participants 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.... [-]


International Development Training and Internships

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time September 2019 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.... [-]


Course in Development studies

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Ghana Cape Coast Vietnam Hội An + 2 more

Study Development Studies an entire academic year combining Vietnam and Ghana! First you study development studies 1 in Vietnam. Then you backpack your way through Asia and Africa to Ghana where you are studying Development Studies 2. After completing the academic year you have the opportunity to continue on the second year of the bachelor’s degree program in Development Studies at the University of Oslo and Akershus. [+]

Course in Academic year of Development studies

Study location: Vietnam and Ghana (Combinations) Study Development Studies an entire academic year combining Vietnam and Ghana! First you study development studies 1 in Vietnam. Then you backpack your way through Asia and Africa to Ghana where you are studying Development Studies 2. After completing the academic year you have the opportunity to continue on the second year of the bachelor’s degree program in Development Studies at the University of Oslo and Akershus.

Vietnam and Ghana

Combine these two programmes:

Development Studies 1 in Vietnam Core topics What is poverty? What is development? Development i Vietnam and Southeast Asia Globalisation: history and economy Politics, Governance and human rights Cultural-, gender- and religious issues Education Demograhy and migration Local and international initiatives for poverty reduction The program offers an interdisciplinary introduction and provides a comprehensive basis for casual, critical analysis and thoughtful evaluations. Following Development studies 1 you will have the opportunity to carry out minor fieldwork and gain valuable experience should you wish to focus on international relations. Development Studies 2 in Ghana Core topics Ghana and Afrika Politics, governance and social movements Environment and social development Development studies and fieldwork (method) ... [-]

Course in Peace and conflict studies

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2019 India Puducherry

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. [+]

Course in Peace and conflict studies

Study location: Pondicherry, India 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. Peace and Conflict Studies is an international semester course offered by the Norwegian organization Kulturstudier and the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, in partnership with Indian institutions and NGOs.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student has obtained the following learning outcomes: Knowledge The student... [-]


Course - Gap Year Global Skills Program

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 9 months September 2019 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.... [-]


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) ... [-]


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 [-]

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.... [-]


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.... [-]


Course - Public Relations: International Pespectives

Russian State University For The Humanities
Campus Full time September 2019 Russia Moscow

Course structure: The course consists of 10 classes. This course is designed in such a way that offers important insights into the development of public relations and communications strategies. The cases examined in this course demonstrate the breadth of [+]

Course - Public Relations: International Perspectives

Language: English

Time of courses: Autumn / Spring

The course is available from the academic year 2013-2014

Course structure: The course consists of 10 classes. This course is designed in such a way that offers important insights into the development of public relations and communications strategies. The cases examined in this course demonstrate the breadth of contemporary public relations practice and the increasing importance of the public relations function in both public and private sector organizations worldwide. The first half of the course is devoted mostly to the theoretical aspects covering. The practice of public relations that has developed significantly, particularly in western countries, from its post-World War II technical and media relations roots into a more sophisticated function that is recognized as an integral part of all organizational efforts to communicate with groups of people ranging from the media to employees.... [-]


Course - Party system and party politics in modern Russia

Russian State University For The Humanities
Campus Full time September 2019 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.... [-]


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.... [-]


Nagoya Direct Enrollment - Nanzan University

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 Japan Nagoya

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Nanzan University offers excellent learning opportunities. In addition to a required intensive Japanese language class, you will choose from a range of CJS English-taught course offerings in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, [+]

Overview

Tradition meets modernity in the thriving Japanese city of Nagoya. Countless cultural traditions began in Nagoya and have been passed down through generations—the city is referred to as Geidokoro, a center for art and culture. Don’t miss the rituals and festivals that take place at temples and shrines throughout the Nagoya area.

Along with its cultural traditions, Nagoya is an important port city and industrial center. Major international businesses have a presence in Nagoya, including Toyota, Lexus, Mitsubishi Motors, Brother Industries, Boeing, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Nanzan University offers excellent learning opportunities. In addition to a required intensive Japanese language class, you will choose from a range of CJS English-taught course offerings in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and enjoy hands-on instruction in Japanese arts, such as ikebana, shodo, hanga, and sumie. Students with very advanced language skills are encouraged to enroll in seminars taught in Japanese with local students.... [-]