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Online Courses in Political Science 2021

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 natio… Read more

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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Bergen , Norway +1 More

Understand the role of medical peace work, and consider the role of healthcare workers in times of conflict and violence.

Understand the role of medical peace work, and consider the role of healthcare workers in times of conflict and violence. -
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Part-time
3 weeks
English
Online
 
Instituto Séneca - Centro Internacional de Postgrado
Madrid , Spain

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 ... +

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. -
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6 months
Spanish (Spain)
Online
 
Yale School of Management
New Haven , USA

Organizations operate within the context of their market environment – their competitors, suppliers, and customers – but also within a broader environment that includes social ... +

Organizations operate within the context of their market environment – their competitors, suppliers, and customers – but also within a broader environment that includes social, political, and regulatory forces. -
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Part-time
8 weeks
English
Online
 

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CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político
Madrid , Spain

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 u ... +

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. CESCOMPOL is a collaborating center of the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH), one of the oldest in Europe. This course is taught in online mode through a virtual platform, allowing the student access to the study, regardless of place or time. In this Campus you will find all the teaching materials, jobs, calendars and a permanent communication system with the tutor and the students. -
Courses
Full-time
6 months
Spanish
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London , United Kingdom

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, ... +

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. -
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Part-time
5 weeks
English
Online
 
International Career Institute
London , United Kingdom

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. ... +

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. -
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Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Ubiquity University
USA Online , USA

Over our lives, we naturally develop skills that allow us to make new friends, get along with others, and use our “common sense.” In this course, we will spend time focusing o ... +

Over our lives, we naturally develop skills that allow us to make new friends, get along with others, and use our “common sense.” In this course, we will spend time focusing on more advanced soft skills, so you can understand what future employers or clients will expect from you in the workplace. The added benefit of learning more than you already know about the softer skills is you will find that personal areas of your life can improve too. -
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Full-time
Part-time
16 weeks
English
Online
 
EAN University
Bogotá , Colombia

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

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. -
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Jan 2021
Online
 
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Warwick , United Kingdom

Gain a deeper insight into the work of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office and its diverse global workforce.

Gain a deeper insight into the work of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office and its diverse global workforce. -
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Part-time
2 weeks
English
Online
 
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Murdoch , Australia +1 More

Find out what security is and what it means to be secure, by exploring the threat of conflict, war and terrorism.

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Part-time
4 weeks
English
Online
 
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Milton Keynes , United Kingdom +1 More

Explore the traumatic effects of WW1 on soldiers and civilians. Discover how we remember and debate the history of this war.

Explore the traumatic effects of WW1 on soldiers and civilians. Discover how we remember and debate the history of this war. -
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Part-time
4 weeks
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Online
 
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Fiesole , Italy +1 More

Get an introduction to cultural diplomacy, learning what it means, how it works, and its importance in today's polarised world.

Get an introduction to cultural diplomacy, learning what it means, how it works, and its importance in today's polarised world. -
Courses
Part-time
3 weeks
English
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Online
 
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Canterbury , United Kingdom +1 More

Explore key political challenges confronting diplomacy in the 21st century and enhance your knowledge of modern global politics.

Explore key political challenges confronting diplomacy in the 21st century and enhance your knowledge of modern global politics. -
Courses
Part-time
12 weeks
English
18 Jan 2021
Online
 
CESCOMPOL - Centro de Estudios Superiores de Comunicación y Marketing Político
Madrid , Spain

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 u ... +

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. CESCOMPOL is a collaborating center of the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH), one of the oldest in Europe. This course is taught in online mode through a virtual platform, allowing the student access to the study, regardless of place or time. In this Campus you will find all the teaching materials, jobs, calendars and a permanent communication system with the tutor and the students. -
Courses
Full-time
6 months
Spanish
Online
 
SOAS University of London
London , United Kingdom

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 ... +

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. -
Courses
Part-time
6 weeks
English
Online
 

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