United Kingdom, London

Global Diplomacy in the Modern World

when 1 July 2019 - 19 July 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee GBP 1750

Global Diplomacy in the Modern World is a unique course that brings together cutting-edge research in the broad fields of Diplomatic and International Studies, with award-winning blended pedagogic delivery to address a range of relevant issues such as Gender, Human Rights and the role of International Organisations.

Providing a panoptical view of diplomacy in the 21st Century, the course offers students the opportunity to develop and enhance their practice in communication and negotiation 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 practicing diplomats and have the opportunity to visit a number of London’s sites of Diplomacy including the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Whatever your circumstances in taking this course you will benefit from increased exposure to leader research in the broad fields of Diplomatic and International Studies, and the experience of learning with others through our innovative approach to learning about diplomacy.

Course leader

Dr. Simon Rofe

Target group

A university student or a graduate at the time of attending the summer school, and 18+ years of age. Professional experience can be acknowledged as equivalent to a university qualification.

Course aim

On successful completion of the course, a student should be able to demonstrate the ability to:

-Demonstrate a critical understanding of the nature and development of global diplomacy, drawing on a variety of relevant contributing disciplines in the broad field of International Studies
-Grasp changes in diplomatic practices and procedures and the relationship of those changes to contemporary politics
-Have a grounding in both theoretical and empirical approaches to debates in diplomacy so that students have been exposed to the skills needed to analyse global diplomacy
-Demonstrate knowledge of how issues concerning issues in global diplomacy in historical and contemporary contexts

Fee info

GBP 1750: Tuition fee. There is a 10% earlybird discount for applications received by 31st March 2019


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