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Best Online Courses in Social Sciences 2019/2020

A program of instruction about a particular subject usually offered to high school graduates by a college or university is called a course. Students decide which courses they should take based on variables such as what they are interested in and where their talent lies.

What is an online course in social sciences? The broad field of social science is devoted to studying human society, interaction and decision-making. There are several individual and more specialized areas of study that make up the field of social sciences, including anthropology, economics and psychology. Some courses are specific to one field while others are more comprehensive and can provide helpful knowledge about multiple areas of study.

Almost all courses in social science require you to do research studies involving data analysis. This not only helps you gain knowledge, but improves your critical-thinking skills. Most employers today covet employees with that specific skill set because they tend to make better decisions.

Social science courses can range widely in cost. Some of the things that determine the tuition for a course may include factors like the school offering the course, the type of social science being studied and the length of the course.

The field of social sciences is so vast that if offers a wide variety of career opportunities. Those who specialize in economics can work in roles such as management consultant, investment advisor and analytics manager. Other social science professionals work as criminal investigators, geospatial analysts and employee relations specialists. Taking a course in social sciences may help you realize you would enjoy a career in academia or politics.

Online courses are a wonderful way to explore the world of social science without necessarily leaving your house. They can introduce you to many exciting professional opportunities and help to broaden your horizons. 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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32 Results in Social Sciences

Adler

Approved by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, our online CBT program is a robust training in the skills of this much-needed modality. During studies, students proceed thr ... [+]

Online CBT

This online CBT offering is a stand-alone program for those that are not able to attend our CBT certificate in person in Toronto.

Certificate in CBT for Clinical Practitioners

Cost: $895 +HST per module

Course Highlights: This program contains two levels; CBT Fundamentals and CBT Advanced Practice; students can take one or both levels Each level requires 36 hours / must be completed within a maximum of 12 weeks Students will require practice with clients (live or “mock”) Please note that these courses frequently have a waitlist (see below) Overview of the CBT Program

Approved by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, our online CBT program is a robust training in the skills of this much-needed modality. During studies, students proceed through written lectures, talks, case studies and video demonstrations, and complete practice assignments along the way. Students receive personalized, attentive feedback from a veteran teaching team known to make online learning fun and interesting. Though Canadian in origin, the online CBT program is comprehensive in nature and designed with a broad audience of students in mind, both culturally and with regard to practice diversity. Please note that oral and written fluency in English is required.... [-]

Canada Toronto
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
36 hours
Online
Fundación Universitaria Popayán - Univida

The Social Communication Program in virtual mode offered by the FUP seeks to contribute to the development of the region and the country by training integral professional ... [+]

Title: Social Communicator Modality: 100% Virtual Duration: 8 semesters SNIES Code: 106233 Qualified Registry: Resolution 07548 of April 12, 2017 - Valid for 7 years

The Social Communication Program in virtual mode offered by the FUP seeks to contribute to the development of the region and the country by training integral professionals, with a high sense of ethics and social responsibility, committed to their time and territory, with a solid training Theoretical and methodological to contribute from their discipline to the dialogue between different social actors and the peaceful and dialogic solution of conflicts, professionals capable of analyzing, interpreting and understanding various social, political and cultural processes, acting as a mediator in participatory processes of innovation, development and social change, and creatively integrate into digital communication environments through content generation and management.... [-]

Colombia Popayán
Open Enrollment
Spanish (Colombia)
Full-time
Part-time
8 semesters
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
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
6 months
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
International Open Academy

Help students overcome diversity in their special educational needs through your knowledge of how to teach them to grow as students and individuals. ... [+]

Top Online Courses in Social Sciences. Help students overcome diversity in their special educational needs through your knowledge of how to teach them to grow as students and individuals

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of students who need your help?

As we continue to improve in our ability to identify students with learning disabilities and diverse needs, the importance of individuals who are trained to help these students increases.

Students with special educational needs require special services to perform in the classroom and grow as students and individuals. Schools are always looking for talented individuals who can provide their students with the appropriate interventions to help them succeed.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
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
Request Info
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
Academy of York

Do you like the idea of making a difference in the world? Do you like the idea of helping people? Do you like the idea of working for yourself, in your own time and at yo ... [+]

Overview

‘Make a difference in people’s lives and help them reach their goals

Do you like the idea of making a difference in the world? Do you like the idea of helping people? Do you like the idea of working for yourself, in your own time and at your own pace? Being a Life Coach provides you with an opportunity to get out of the 9 – 5 grind, out of the traffic, out of the boss’s hair, out of your shell, and into your own time, your own pace, your own and your difference!

Life Coach partners with their client to assess the client’s goals, where they are at, where they want to go, and then assist to bridge that gap. Therefore, Life Coaches have very distinctive character traits. They are empathic, patient and compassionate, they also exhibit strong leadership, organizational and communication skills.... [-]

South Africa Randburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Online
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

At USQ, we understand the importance of keeping your knowledge and skills up-to-date, especially if you are looking to upskill or re-skill. That’s why we offer a ra ... [+]

At USQ, we understand the importance of keeping your knowledge and skills up-to-date, especially if you are looking to upskill or re-skill. That’s why we offer a range of professional development ‘single courses’ that provide you with access to our educational resources, lecturers, and facilities, without the commitment of a full degree.

Throughout the year, there are over 700 courses to choose from. Check out our courses in: Business & Commerce Creative Arts & Media Education Engineering & Built Environment Health & Community Humanities & Communication Information Technology Law & Justice Sciences - Computational Sciences - Lab-Based. Each course is a ‘bite-sized’ experience, with most courses taking just 1 Semester (6 months). Our single courses are perfect if you are looking to upskill in a particular area, need to satisfy professional development requirements, want to refresh your current skills, would like to explore a passion or are looking for a taste of uni life. It is your opportunity to continue into a USQ degree provided you meet the program’s entry requirements. How much will it cost? ... [-]
Australia Australia Online
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
6 semesters
Online
International Career Institute

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Al ... [+]

Many people find satisfaction in being a part of an individual’s growth. As a teacher’s aide, you can experience this while enjoying an exciting and fun-filled career. Although this profession does come with challenges, becoming a teacher’s aide can be very fulfilling. Just enter the field prepared by completing a teacher’s aide course from ICI and you will surely find success and stability in this career.

Course Outline Educational psychology Office practices Classroom delivery Skills Course writing and development Careers Counselling Counselling and psychology Career Prospects

A teacher's aide, also referred to as teacher assistant or integration aide, render support to preschool, elementary, and high school teachers. They can solely assist in clerical and administrative tasks, work closely with students, or perform both as needed. Specific duties include:... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
UK Open College

This A Level Psychology course has been designed to provide a broad introduction to the scope and nature of psychology as a science. This course covers the brand new spec ... [+]

This A Level Psychology course has been designed to provide a broad introduction to the scope and nature of psychology as a science. This course covers the brand new spec introduced in September 2015. The emphasis is on applying knowledge and understanding rather than just acquiring knowledge, thereby developing students’ transferable skills of analysis, evaluation and critical thinking.

The new specification offers a broad range of topics, with research methods in context. There is a range of topic-based options which bring together explanations from different approaches and engage students in issues and debates in contemporary psychology.

Qualification: A Level Psychology (7182) Accredited: Yes QCF Recognised: Yes Awarding Body: AQA Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year Duration: Flexible - Approx 700 Hours - 2 years support UCAS Points: Dependant on Grades Topics covered Social Influence Memory Attachment Psychotherapy Psychology in Context Approaches in Psychology Biopsychology Research Methods Scientific Processes Data Handling and Analysis Inferential Testing Issues and Debates in Psychology Relationships Gender Cognition and Development Schizophrenia Eating Behaviour Stress Aggression Forensic Psychology Addiction Pre-requisites ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
700 hours
Online
Churchill Square Training And Development

This is a masterclass in Anger Management designed to provide you with some great strategies for dealing with anger. ... [+]

Course Summary

Anger is a universal experience. Dogs get angry, bees get angry, and so do humans. You don’t have to be a psychologist to know that managing anger productively is something few individuals, organizations, and societies do well. Yet research tells us that those who do manage their anger at work are much more successful than those who don’t.

The co-worker who can productively confront his teammate about his negative attitude increases his team’s chance of success as well as minimizes destructive conflicts. The customer service agent who can defuse the angry customer not only keeps her customers loyal but makes her own day less troublesome. This one-day workshop is designed to help give you and your organization that edge.... [-]

United Kingdom Portsmouth
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 day
Online
Of Course Learning

In the modern world counselling and CBT training is essential for people who want to make significant changes to their personal and professional lives. This course will g ... [+]

In the modern world counselling and CBT training is essential for people who want to make significant changes to their personal and professional lives.

This course will give you a deep understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and its relevance to your life and the lives of those around you. Further, it will equip you for the next stage in your learning in advanced counselling skills or on the road to becoming your own CBT therapist.

This course covers the following topics:

What is CBT, who uses it and what can it be used for How to apply CBT as self-help therapy The principles of CBT and the CBT triangle Recognising and identifying emotions, feelings and behaviours ... [-]
USA USA Online United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Distance Learning Centre

The Children & Young People’s Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course is for students who want to work in the childcare sector. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to ... [+]

The Children & Young People’s Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course is for students who want to work in the childcare sector. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in childcare and it provides a starting point to the formal qualifications required for working in this sector.

It provides an ideal route into a career in child care and results in a fully recognised qualification which enables students to work competently in a supervised capacity within a child care setting.

On successful completion, students will receive the Children and Young People’s Workforce level 2 Certificate Qualification with 35 credits issued.

Please Note: Because this is a competence based qualification, students will need to have a placement in a child care setting in which to gather evidence of skills and learning, and you will need to nominate a workplace supervisor qualified to level 4 or above in childcare, who will oversee your practical evidence gathering. a work placement of at least 50 hours is recommended to complete this option.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
300 hours
Online
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
INEAF Business School

The existence of the conflict as inherent in human life element causes it to develop a special way in the workplace, due to the tensions generated by the relationships wi ... [+]

The existence of the conflict as inherent in human life element causes it to develop a special way in the workplace, due to the tensions generated by the relationships within the supply chain, as well as relations generated hierarchy. Approach problems from a proactive, anticipate conflicts and manage them once generated is vital to the healthy life of companies element, projecting a savings of time and money, and fostering cooperation as a means to resolve disagreements .

GOALS To acquire the knowledge necessary to understand the conflict in its entirety Grant the necessary to transform the conflict from tools and methodologies multidisciplinary tools. Ability to provide students with concrete response to the many conflicts taking place in the workplace. Promoting attitudes of leadership and dynamism that to prevent the occurrence of conflicts. Who should attend ... [-]
Spain Spain Online
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Part-time
100 hours
Online