Birmingham, United Kingdom

Contemporary Challenges in World Politics

when 20 July 2020 - 7 August 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 2750

This programme introduces students to different approaches to studying politics and international relations, which we will then apply to a range of contemporary political issues and case studies. Topics covered include development, environmental politics, inequality, and the rise of populism. Students will also have the chance to develop their own research, and apply what they have learned on the course to a topic of their choosing under the supervision of the teaching staff.

Course aim

This programme introduces students to different theoretical traditions in the study of global politics and also interrogates particular examples of contested issues, through lectures, case-studies and group discussion. Students will have the opportunity to earn credits for their study.

Credits info

10 EC
This is a three week programme and is equivalent to an accredited undergraduate course (20 UK credits, 5 US Credits, or 10 ECTS). All students will receive a certificate of attendance.

Fee info

GBP 2750: The fee includes all tuition fees, including assessment (where applicable), self-catering accommodation, and a programme of social events.

Partner Discount: Students registered at one of our partner institutions will receive a discount of £150.
Students who apply before the early application deadline 1st March 2020 will be eligible for an additional discount of £150.
Students registered for full-time programmes at one of our Universitas 21 partner universities are eligible for a discount of £250 (please note that this may not be used in conjunction with the Partner Discount).