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Global Diplomacy – Diplomacy in the Modern World

University of London International Programmes and SOAS University of London via Coursera

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  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
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  • Language English
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  • Duration 5 weeks long
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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.
After completing the 'Global Diplomacy' MOOC, learners will have:
1. 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.
2. An understanding of changes in diplomatic practices and procedures and the relationship of those changes to contemporary politics.
3. A sound grounding in both theoretical and empirical approaches to debates in diplomacy so that students have been exposed to the and skills needed to analyse global diplomacy.
4. knowledge of issues in global diplomacy in historical and contemporary contexts.

Syllabus

Welcome
-Welcome to Global Diplomacy: Diplomacy in the Modern World.

E-tivity1: What is Diplomacy?
-In this E-tivity we will question the nature of diplomacy and construct a definition.

E-tivity 2 Success and Failure in Diplomacy
-Welcome to the second week of Global Diplomacy: Diplomacy in the Modern World. This module will explore what constitutes Success and Failure in Diplomacy

E-tivity 3: The Qualities of a 'Good' Diplomat
-Welcome to the third week of Global Diplomacy: Diplomacy in the Modern World. This module will discuss qualities of a 'good' diplomat.

E-tivity 4: Diplomacy in Action
-Welcome to the fourth week of Global Diplomacy: Diplomacy in the Modern World. This module will explore where we see diplomacy in action.

E-tivity 5: Reflections on Diplomacy
-Welcome to the final week of Global Diplomacy: Diplomacy in the Modern World. In this module we reflect on what we have learnt about diplomacy. This extra challenge exercise will add to your understanding.

Taught by

Dr J. Simon Rofe, SOAS, University of London

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Okoro completed this course, spending 40 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
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