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Summer Courses in Political Science in United Kingdom 2020

Students looking to get ahead in their schooling often take a variety of classes as part of their summer courses. This type of interim education can also assist those who are already in a specific career, but need to find ways to continue increasing their learning.  Political science is a field that studies the organization and functions of government systems and political structures. Student… Read more

Students looking to get ahead in their schooling often take a variety of classes as part of their summer courses. This type of interim education can also assist those who are already in a specific career, but need to find ways to continue increasing their learning.  

Political science is a field that studies the organization and functions of government systems and political structures. Students learn the administrative, legislative, and social factors that impact these systems and individuals within society. 

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

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University of Exeter International Summer School
Exeter, United Kingdom

This stimulating course will provide you with the opportunity to engage with some of the most challenging and pressing issues of international relations and conflict. You will ... +

This stimulating course will provide you with the opportunity to engage with some of the most challenging and pressing issues of international relations and conflict. You will explore the main characteristics of today’s global security environment, from terrorism to tensions produced by climate change, from nuclear proliferation to the migration crisis. -
Summer courses
English
Jun 2020
Campus
 
Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO
Odintsovo, Russia

This year MGIMO International Summer School offers two intensive Modules “Russian Foreign Policy: Modern Challenges” and “Russian Energy Policy and International Energy Cooper ... +

This year MGIMO International Summer School offers two intensive Modules “Russian Foreign Policy: Modern Challenges” and “Russian Energy Policy and International Energy Cooperation”. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This summer school course offers students the opportunity to develop and enhance their skills in a professional setting while engaging directly with practitioners. Taking adva ... +

This summer school course offers students the opportunity to develop and enhance their skills in a professional setting while engaging directly with practitioners. Taking advantage of London’s positioning as a hub of Diplomatic activity, students will engage with practising diplomats and have the opportunity to visit a number of London’s Diplomatic sites including Embassies and Foreign and Commonwealth Office. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
01 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Oxford Royale Academy
Oxford, United Kingdom +1 More

Whether we realise it or not, political issues have a bearing on every aspect of our lives. On this fascinating course, you will enjoy an intellectually stimulating introducti ... +

Whether we realise it or not, political issues have a bearing on every aspect of our lives. On this fascinating course, you will enjoy an intellectually stimulating introduction to this discipline and its relevance to contemporary world issues. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
University of Southampton International Summer School
Southampton, United Kingdom

When you join the International Summer School 2019, you will study up to six exciting topics across the four weeks you are with us. Each topic is delivered by an international ... +

When you join the International Summer School 2019, you will study up to six exciting topics across the four weeks you are with us. Each topic is delivered by an internationally-recognised member of academic staff at the University of Southampton working in partnership with one of our many enthusiastic postgraduate research students. Across three engaging and interactive classroom sessions, they will introduce you to their topic of choice, explaining why it is important to them and offering you an insight into the world-class research environment they work in. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Campus
 
University of Southampton
Southampton, United Kingdom

This topic, delivered by Steve Chisnall, a former Sir Vice-Marshal in the UK’s Royal Air Force, and the Director of Southampton’s MSc in International Security and Risk, provi ... +

This topic, delivered by Steve Chisnall, a former Sir Vice-Marshal in the UK’s Royal Air Force, and the Director of Southampton’s MSc in International Security and Risk, provides you with an overview of the main security challenges facing the world today. It provides you with the opportunity to explore answers to the questions posed above through the use of classic and contemporary literature from a range of academic disciplines. You will also be provided with the chance to examine specific case studies to apply these security theories to real-world challenges, exploring different policy options that governments could consider, and debate the merits and drawbacks of these approaches. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
Campus
 
University of Exeter International Summer School
Exeter, United Kingdom

This module will focus on the European Convention on Human Rights and its law, as interpreted by the European Court of Human Rights, and by the English courts through the (UK) ... +

This module will focus on the European Convention on Human Rights and its law, as interpreted by the European Court of Human Rights, and by the English courts through the (UK) Human Rights Act. This module aims to equip you with essential human rights law knowledge, and the key skills for understanding current developments in human rights -
Summer courses
English
Jun 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This is an opportunity to work alongside world-leading advocates within the UN system. The key live cases are Southern women in the history and future of the UN; more effectiv ... +

This is an opportunity to work alongside world-leading advocates within the UN system. The key live cases are Southern women in the history and future of the UN; more effective means of holding war criminals to account; a global system of weapons elimination and control, finance for a green New Deal, and the creative origins of the United Nations will be studied along with an opportunity to engage in real-time advocacy on one of these themes and learn from the readings. -
Summer courses Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
20 Jul 2020
25 May 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The Global Diplomacy Summer School course will be a unique offering to the summer school environment. Bringing together cutting-edge research in the broad fields of Diplomatic ... +

The Global Diplomacy Summer School course will be a unique offering to the summer school environment. Bringing together cutting-edge research in the broad fields of Diplomatic and International Studies, and award-winning blended pedagogic delivery, the course will address a range of relevant issues such as Gender, Human Rights and the role of International Organisations. -
Summer courses Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Jun 2020
25 May 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This course provides a critical introduction to the history, nature and impact of social protest and social movements, the politics of neoliberal development and rise of NGOs ... +

This course provides a critical introduction to the history, nature and impact of social protest and social movements, the politics of neoliberal development and rise of NGOs into a global industry. It analyses how social movements and NGOs have interacted and influenced each other, and how they have globalised. -
Summer courses Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Jun 2020
25 May 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This course investigates the complex inter-relationships between media and social transformation in the People’s Republic of China since 1949. Through a detailed engagement wi ... +

This course investigates the complex inter-relationships between media and social transformation in the People’s Republic of China since 1949. Through a detailed engagement with the politics, theory and practices of media production and consumption in China, the course introduces students to different periods of media reform and social change from the era of Chairman Mao through early economic reform in the 1980s and 90s under Deng Xiaoping through to the period of ‘harmonious society’, Xi Jinping and social media. -
Summer courses Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
29 Jun 2020
25 May 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This course aims to place the modern Middle East in its international context, exploring histories of empire and decolonisation, hegemony and resistance, conflict and cooperat ... +

This course aims to place the modern Middle East in its international context, exploring histories of empire and decolonisation, hegemony and resistance, conflict and cooperation, as well as identity and foreign policy. It is informed by a rigorous engagement with theories of international relations. The course begins with an exploration of the different historical phases of interaction between Middle East states and the international system. These are divided into the colonial, Cold War and post-Cold War periods. -
Summer courses Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Jun 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This course examines the linkages between conflict and development, between inequality and violence, and between the structures and interests which contribute to the continuat ... +

This course examines the linkages between conflict and development, between inequality and violence, and between the structures and interests which contribute to the continuation of violence within and between countries. It is primarily informed by a political economy approach to analysing conflict, and highlights the way in which the economic and political interests of conflict parties and their international backers may conspire to form ‘war systems.’ -
Summer courses Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Jul 2020
25 May 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This course offers insight into key issues in the study of gender and conflict, interrogating Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security, including conflict-rel ... +

This course offers insight into key issues in the study of gender and conflict, interrogating Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security, including conflict-related sexual violence, while also analysing transnational feminist approaches beyond the resolutions. -
Summer courses Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Jul 2020
25 May 2020
Campus
 

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