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Best Online Courses in Political Science 2019

Whether you’re looking for a career change or a first-time degree, online courses are a valuable tool for getting a quality education. Classes can last only a semester or for over a year. Students can choose to work at their own pace as long as they complete certain requirements before a deadline.

What is an online course in political science? This course concentrates on current events nationally and abroad, governance systems, political behavior and institutional designs so that individuals can gain a better understanding about how governments operate and how events affect citizens. Students might develop their analytical skills by studying quantitative and qualitative research methods. They might also participate in online discussions and write papers to encourage critical thinking.

The problem solving skills gained from this humanities course can be utilized in many high-paying employment opportunities. Students learn how to effectively lead and manage teams, as well as how to get along with their peers. Effective writing skills are important for drafting reports or writing correspondences that are crucial for doing well in a position.

The best way to learn about the costs involved in an online course is to contact the institutions you’re interested in. Visiting a university’s website or speaking with an admissions counselor is recommended for assessing tuition, enrollment fees or textbook costs.

Graduates of political science courses are prevalent in business, government and non-profit agencies. Individuals may enter fields as diverse as sales, consulting or marketing. Others use their knowledge of government to become successful lawyers, clerks or executive assistants. Some graduates turn to advocacy or political campaigning. Teaching history or current events to students of all ages is another popular option.

Full-time and part-time courses are available to fit the needs of all students. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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8 Results in Political Science

EAN University

Upon entering the Specialization in Innovation and Quality Process Management, students will integrate concepts and practice to complement their professional life in two ... [+]

Virtual Specialization in Government and Public Management

Upon entering the Specialization in Innovation and Quality Process Management, students will integrate concepts and practice to complement their professional life in two different ways. The first one is related to processes and quality with the purpose of understanding the performance and applicability of these approaches within their workplace and to other elements such as total quality and re-engineering. The second way is related to innovation and its importance to the competitiveness of our country; students acquire skills to understand that innovation has an excellent trend in both the world-class sector and the global market.... [-]

Colombia Bogotá
January 2020
Online
International Career Institute

ICI offers a political science course that you can take quickly and conveniently without sacrificing any significant lesson that will make you a qualified political scien ... [+]

ICI offers a political science course that you can take quickly and conveniently without sacrificing any significant lesson that will make you a qualified political scientist. Enrol in our political science program and be able to enter a field that makes a huge impact in the society.

Course Outline

Our courses are prepared by credible insiders in the arena of public affairs and politics.

Introduction to Political Science Political Science Theories of Political Behaviour Ideology International Law Political Systems Separation of Powers Political Party Politics of Australia Political Campaign Elections Voting Public Administration and Bureaucracy Public Relations Career Prospects ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
University Of The Free State Business School Online

The aim of Ethics & Governance is to provide participants with an understanding of ethics and how it influences life choices. ... [+]

Ethics & Governance

The aim of Ethics & Governance is to provide participants with an understanding of ethics and how it influences life choices.

Schedule

The Ethics & Governance program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.

Assessment

The assessment of the SLP’s consist of quizzes, discussions, a final assignment, and an online test.

Mode of delivery

Online

Duration

1 week. This excludes the additional time that is given to complete the final assessment.

Accreditation

After the successful completion of the Ethics & Governance program, the student will receive a certificate issued and endorsed by the UFS. Recognition to the Higher Certificate in Management Development is available through RPL.... [-]

South Africa Bloemfontein
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 week
Online
SOAS University of London

The course offers a well-researched and broad-ranging primer to the United Nations system. Consisting of an introduction to the complex UN family and its history, and a ... [+]

Global Diplomacy: the United Nations in the World

The course offers a well-researched and broad-ranging primer to the United Nations system. Consisting of an introduction to the complex UN family and its history, and a series of ‘snapshots’ of key UN functions, which are used to explore important UN themes and help learners develop important analysis, communication, and policy-based skills.

The course is aimed broadly at people interested in learning more about the United Nations system, assuming a level of interest but no necessary previous knowledge, whilst also offering offering sufficient up to date research and new critical perspectives that it will also be of interest to people with more expertise or academic familiarity with the topic as well. ... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
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Part-time
6 weeks
Online
SOAS University of London

The Global Diplomacy course is a unique offering to the MOOC environment. Bringing together cutting-edge research in the broad fields of Diplomatic and International Stud ... [+]

The Global Diplomacy course is a unique offering to the MOOC environment. Bringing together cutting-edge research in the broad fields of Diplomatic and International Studies, award-winning distance learning delivery and the instructors previous experience of delivering a successful MOOC. Please see the volume Global Diplomacy: Theories, Types, and Models authored with Dr. Alison Holmes, (Westview, 2016), and the Understanding Research Methods MOOC from Coursera.

The Global Diplomacy MOOC has a direct heritage in the University of London International Academy/SOAS Global Diplomacy MA Programme launched in April 2013 which have attracted hundreds of students from around the world. The Global Diplomacy MA Programme is provided by the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy which has been teaching postgraduate courses in Diplomacy for over twenty-five years.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
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Part-time
5 weeks
Online
Instituto Séneca - Centro Internacional de Postgrado

This Expert Course on Protocol and Organization of Events presented by the Seneca Institute, responds to the need for companies and institutions to have trained professio ... [+]

This Expert Course on Protocol and Organization of Events presented by the Seneca Institute , responds to the need for companies and institutions to have trained professionals in both areas, in order to manage different types of acts, in accordance with the Protocol.

Since the organization of each event pursues certain objectives, its planning is key to achieving them, so it is necessary to pay attention to the structure protocol, the management protocol and the effectiveness protocol, in order to meet the objectives set, preserving the corporate or institutional image, and duly attending to the different audiences that an organization has.

The Program of this Expert Course in Protocol and Organization of Events is structured in four Parts, each one comprising the contents, techniques and management tools that will facilitate the work of those in charge of organizing any type of event, from breakfast of company, until International Conferences, past meals, buffets, banquets, congresses and online events.... [-]

Spain Madrid
October 2019
Spanish (Spain)
6 months
Online
CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político

This program is aimed both recently graduates or graduates in the areas of Political Science, Marketing, Journalism, Law or International Relations; as to professionals w ... [+]

OBJECTIVES:

Students who successfully pass this program:

They can participate or direct an election campaignThey will know how to handle the latest marketing tools.They will know all the polling techniques and will be able to interpret them.They will learn public speaking techniques.They will know the context of politics abroad, as well as the most common practices in other environments.They will be able to effectively design a personal branding strategy.ADDRESSED TO:

This program is aimed both recently graduates or graduates in the areas of Political Science, Marketing, Journalism, Law or International Relations; as to professionals with university degrees and experience in the world of politics who wish to improve their personal skills.... [-]

Spain Madrid
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
6 months
Online
CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político

This program is aimed both recently graduates or graduates in the areas of Political Science, Marketing, Journalism, Law or International Relations; as to professionals w ... [+]

OBJECTIVES:

Students who successfully pass this program:

They will understand the environment of the policy and official institutionsThey can participate or direct an election campaignThey will know how to handle the latest marketing tools.They will know all the polling techniques and will be able to interpret them.They will learn public speaking techniques.They will know the context of politics abroad, as well as the most common practices in other environments.They will be able to effectively design a personal branding strategy.ADDRESSED TO:

This program is aimed both recently graduates or graduates in the areas of Political Science, Marketing, Journalism, Law or International Relations; as to professionals with university degrees and experience in the world of politics who wish to improve their personal skills.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
6 months
Online