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Political Science

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Political science provides individuals with an understanding of the executive, legislative, and judicial processes that are used to govern a country or society. Their impact on the economic and social structure is also examined. 

Online learning, or e-learning is the process of learning using various types of media that deliver text, audio, images, animation, and streaming video. There are many e-learning processes which diffuse knowledge and learning without borders.

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Master in Political Marketing

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Part time 9 months March 2017 Italy Rome

LAST SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, APPLY NOW! The Master’s Degree in Political Marketing is aimed at providing the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and professionally manage the communication and marketing processes that support political campaigns and activities. [+]

LAST SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, APPLY NOW! Working in politics has never required as many professional competencies as in this historical period. Playing an active role in an electoral campaign on in the life of a party, but also writing about politics on a daily basis, are activities that, without specific training and without the mastery of the most up-to-date techniques, risk being unproductive.

The Master’s Degree in Political Marketing is aimed at providing the knowledge and abilities necessary to effectively and professionally manage the communication and marketing processes that support political campaigns and activities. Political-Electoral Marketing - Strategy - Market research for politics - Segmentation, targeting and positioning for politics - Political-Electoral marketing mix - Marketing 2.0 and 3.0 for politics Web and Social media for politics - Web and Social Media campaign planning, implementation and control for politics - Using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ for political communication - Political blogging - Emailing techniques Public speaking - Verbal and Non-verbal communication - Feedback effectiveness - Active listening - Steps for an effective public presentation Political Press Office - Political journalism - The Press Office - The planning of activities - Implementing actions and monitoring results. Organising events - Choice and ideation of the most suitable event in order to reach objectives - Project definition - Budget definition through the evaluation of economic aspects - Promotion: online through social media and offline through traditional media - Practical organization of the event. The electoral system and its specificity - Plurality systems - Majority systems - Proportional systems - Mixed systems Leadership for politics - Interpersonal influence - Leadership styles - The techniques Spin Doctoring - Role and activity evolution - Strategies and techniques - Excellency cases Fundraising for politics - Fundraising techniques and tactics - Fundraising patterns - The management of the relationship with donors - Budgeting and staffing models - Effective and ethical profiles - Phone banking, canvassing and special events Electoral campaign management - Traditional vs digital campaigns - Human resources management and organisation for an electoral campaign - The thematic campaign - Territorial campaign - Cases studies Innovative communication techniques for politics - Graphic, video and digital design - Modelling and 3D animation - Augmented reality - Mobile apps - Video mapping International excellency cases Edsegovi’s HOLOS model (Mexico) Learning Options This course may be attended in the following formulas: - on campus, at the Rome Business School Rome headquarters. - distance learning, through a cutting edge e-learning platform with live lectures and a great teacher-student interaction. Participation fees In order to ensure a top quality training course, attendance is limited to a maximum of 20 participants. Selection is based upon the evaluation of CVs and on the results of technical-motivational interviews. The participation fee for the Master’s Degree in Political Marketing is of € 3.500,00 (V.A.T. included). ... [-]

MicroMasters Program in Human Rights (Curtin University)

edX MicroMasters Programs
Online Full time Part time 36 weeks January 2017 USA Cambridge + 1 more

Learn about human rights as a multidisciplinary field from history to activism, development, and more. [+]

Average Length: 12 weeks per course Effort: 8-10 hours per week, per course Number Of Courses: 3 Courses in Program Subject: Humanities, Social Sciences Institution: Curtin University Institution Offering Credit: Curtin University Language: English Video Transcripts: English Price (USD): $300 per course Learn about human rights as a multidisciplinary field from history to activism, development, and more. Enrich your understanding of human rights ideas and practices at local, national and international levels throughout this series of courses from Curtin University. Human Rights Theory and Philosophy Explore what is meant by human rights through learning about the development of the conventional understanding of universal human rights as well as some of the major critiques of the concept. Human Rights and Development Discover why a critical understanding of development is paramount to addressing poverty, inequality, climate change, indigenous rights and issues of social justice. Activism, Advocacy and Change Learn about the role of social movements, advocacy groups and activism in bringing about social change. The series is multidisciplinary and will benefit anyone wanting to begin or advance their career across a broad range of disciplines. Gaining an awareness of contemporary issues in human rights is important in professions such as education, health, law, social work and development work, both in the public and private sector. You can also benefit from human rights knowledge in a voluntary capacity, advocating social justice, peace or building a sustainable future. Successful completion of all three verified courses (in addition to a pre-entry assessment task) provides an entry pathway into the Master of Human Rights degree program at Curtin University, which can be studied on campus or fully online. Subject to meeting Curtin’s entry requirements, you will receive credit for three of the ten units that comprise the degree program. Job Outlook Human rights is a multidisciplinary area that incorporates politics, anthropology, philosophy, education, social work and legal frameworks. Career opportunities include human rights worker, educator/teacher, health worker, lawyer, social worker, activist, mediation and conflict worker, community worker and development worker, in both the public and private sector. Graduates from Curtin’s degree program have gone on to work in anti-racism programs, human rights non-government organisations, policy development roles, direct service provision in a range of human services, and advocacy and lobbying positions. What You'll Learn: The role of modern human rights institutions. The political, historical and philosophical development of ideas about human rights that underpin current systems. Multi-disciplinary, multicultural and multi-religious perspectives of human rights. The roles that social movements, grass-roots campaigns and other initiatives have played in the development of human rights ideas and practices. MicroMasters Program Details How To Earn The MicroMasters Credential Successfully complete and earn a Verified Certificate in all three Human Rights courses. Take Your Credential To The Next Level Learners who successfully earn a Human Rights MicroMasters Credential are eligible to apply for Curtin University’s Master of Human Rights degree program. In addition to the MicroMasters Credential, students who successfully meet entry requirements will be credited with three of the required ten coursework units needed for completion of the Master of Human Rights degree program. To apply, you need to: meet Curtin’s academic and English language entry standards hold a bachelor degree or equivalent from any recognised institution in arts/humanities, psychology, education, social work, law, journalism or health OR hold a bachelor degree or equivalent from any recognised institution plus one year of relevant work experience complete and successfully pass a pre-entry assessment task at a cost of USD$300. Courses Human Rights Theory and Philosophy Explore what is meant by human rights through learning about the development of the conventional understanding of universal human rights... Human Rights and Development Discover why a critical understanding of development is paramount to addressing poverty, climate change and issues of social justice. Human Rights Activism, Advocacy and Change Learn about the role of social movements, advocacy groups and activism in bringing about social change. What is a MicroMasters Program? Developed to advance a career and born from Master's programs of leading universities, MicroMasters programs are a series of higher-level courses recognized by companies for real job relevancy, and may accelerate a Master's degree. [-]

Master of International Security Studies

Macquarie University
Campus or Online Full time 1 year January 2017 Australia North Ryde

Taught by international experts with practical experience in all levels of security, this degree will explore the major changes in the international system in... [+]

Master of International Security Studies

Taught by international experts with practical experience in all levels of security, this degree will explore the major changes in the international system in the aftermath of September 11 2001.

Key features

Gives you the opportunity to undertake master level study in the workplace, supervised and coordinated through web-based activities Offers contemporary and rigorous academic study in security studies and intelligence analysis, as well as transnational crime, international law and political violence This degree can be combined with the Master of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism ... [-]

Master's Degree In Mediation And Conflict Management

VIU Valencian International University
Online Part time 1 year April 2017 Spain Valencia

Mediation is a field of professional expertise in conflict management in different contexts: family, school, civil, criminal, community, intercultural, etc. For decades the European Community has been promoting the use of mediation, through recommendations that suggest its application as an alternative route and / or complementary to the courts. This Master in Mediation and Conflict Management offers the possibility to deepen the knowledge and application of theories, methods and techniques relating to conflict resolution and mediation. [+]

Master in Mediation and Conflict Management Mediation is a field of professional expertise in conflict management in different contexts: family, school, civil, criminal, community, intercultural, etc. For decades the European Community has been promoting the use of mediation, through recommendations that suggest its application as an alternative route and / or complementary to the courts. This Master in Mediation and Conflict Management offers the possibility to deepen the knowledge and application of theories, methods and techniques relating to conflict resolution and mediation. Career prospects Specialized Social Services Trade shifts free exercise of the profession (private Cabinets) Services or mediation centers Services of judicial measures Child protection services Family Meeting Points psychosocial teams of family courts Mediators lists of professional associations Guidance and Mediation Centers Commissions guidance teams and Coexistence of schools Professional conflict resolution centers and services for the elderly business environment and industrial (areas of personal and human relationships of companies) Services and social mediation associations, community and intercultural National Register (Ministry of Justice) Mediators / as Hospitals and Health Services Corrections Bodies and state security forces international and diplomatic services Consumer Care Offices Chambers of Commerce. domestic and foreign trade Labor relations Relations with the Public Administration political parties and unions notary and registry area insolvency administration Mediation, as an instrument for peaceful conflict management, is presented as one of the training projects with greater employability projection for the coming years, both in public and in private. It also enables to practice mediation and registration in the Official Register of Mediators at the Ministry of Justice, as regulated by law. [-]

MA In Governance, Political Marketing And Strategic Communication

VONSELMA EDUCATION - Escuela de Liderazgo y Gobernación
Online & Campus Combined Full time September 2017 Spain Madrid

Since May 2014 the Masters in Governance, Political Marketing and Strategic Communications is held in collaboration between the Institute of Public Law at the Rey Juan Carlos University and the prestigious consulting VONSELMA INTERNATIONAL. [+]

Best Online Masters in Political Science 2017. Since May 2014 is celebrated Master in Governance, Political and Strategic Marketing Communication in collaboration with the Institute of Public Law at the Rey Juan Carlos University and the prestigious consulting VONSELMA INTERNATIONAL. This Master's Degree from the Rey Juan Carlos University is the only one of its kind recognized by the Spanish Electoral (ASESMAP) Association of Political Marketing and and begin teaching in the classroom mode as in online, it will provide professionals who want to work in public institutions, political parties, embassies, consulates, international institutions, NGOs, etc. an integrated, comprehensive and high-level specialized training in analysis and communication management that meet the needs of these institutions. Presentation of the Master. This program is recognized by Spanish Association of Political and Electoral Marketing (ASESMAP) as the first master led by professional politics. Thus, it intended to cover the lack of training proposals for professionals and offer a comprehensive, global and high-level specialized training in matters of analysis and management that is responsive to the current demands of the professional political activity. Current challenges lead, overcoming earlier weaknesses, train the participants in the political life, with knowledge to understand and know how to convey their ideas to the electorate and / or the governed. cIn Today, both political parties and government teams have confirmed the importance to be accompanied by a political strategy as a tool for change and to achieve their goals. This has increased the demand for experts in this discipline. Designing electoral strategies is always a craft. In order to know what strategy to apply, we must analyze various contexts, not only the political, social or economic, times today, demanding a more detailed analysis of reality to which applicants face public office. We must always bear in mind that "What looks good to one, you may be wrong to another." The training of professionals in the service of leaders and governments will not be limited to the reality of major European countries, Spain, Germany, Italy, France, and will include the analysis and practice in other political environments like the US, Latin America, Asia and Africa. We develop case studies of campaigns in different countries, among these: the campaign of Barack Obama in the US, François Hollande in France, Mariano Rajoy in Spain, Vladimir Putin in Russia, Mozambique Armando Guebuza, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in Argentina, Rafael Correa in Ecuador, Juan Manuel Santos in Colombia, Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, among others. We compare the techniques used, the possibility in other policy scenarios and profiles that today's society demands. What should we communicate, what to say, how, under what framework and context and make it known where ?; all these questions and many more are to be asked the leaders of the XXI century if they want to have a fruitful and very successful career, not only is achieving the goals is also to know how to manage your policy and your policy of government image. In this regard, the importance of political marketing and strategic communication is essential and this is intended to create opinion, to sell a candidate, voters get a representative increase, gaining a strong position and, of course, get to electoral victory. Addressed to Master in Governance, Political Marketing and Strategic Communication is aimed at graduates and professionals who want to work in public institutions, political parties, media and companies, embassies, NGOs and corporations and other organizations. This is to meet the demand for professionals governance, political marketing and strategic consulting, and Public Officials, Directors of Newspapers, Chiefs of Staff, Advisors of Communication and Image, Consultants, Experts on Public Opinion, Political Advisors, Analysts Campaign, Journalists, Future Entrepreneurs, etc. GOALS To provide students with the practical skills necessary to develop the correct strategy work in their daily work with political, social and business leaders. Provide a high level specialized in analysis and planning training as well as techniques and strategies of the political and electoral marketing, covering different areas of activity of the political profession (key players, organizations and companies operating in the life economic, political and social life. Offer a comprehensive approach to political activity in different scenarios, to train and specialize students in the techniques and strategies used in the marketing of government political leaders. Familiarize participants with the technical research and enforceable during the development of campaign analysis and marketing continued in the Government. Form advisers, managers and specialized politicians Governance, Political and Electoral Marketing and Strategic Communications, making students proficient in the development and implementation of those specific techniques that affect the political image of candidates and political parties in different scenarios. [-]

Master Governance and Human Rights

Leuphana University of Luneburg
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years October 2017 Germany Berlin

The Master’s Program in Governance and Human Rights connects the theory of science with its practical application. Students learn to use good governance principles to protect human rights. The program primarily uses e-learning tools and is also designed for professional students. [+]

The Master’s Program in Governance and Human Rights connects the theory of science with its practical application. In seven modules, the students will learn to analyze and understand legal and political theories of governance and international and regional human rights regimes and how they are interrelated. The students and scholars of the Master of Governance and Human Rights will design, plan, organize, and realize their own project addressing a practical challenge related to the field of governance and human rights. As the program is designed for students from all over the world, it primarily takes place on the internet using online learning tools. There are three mandatory classroom session lasting two weeks each (at the start of the program, after one year and in the end after two years) which take place in Berlin and Lüneburg. You will learn from practitioners from Amnesty International, Transparency International and other organisations about practical skills needed to establish and protect human rights. In addition to that, you will learn about mechanisms of human rights defence and implementing good governance principles by renown scholars and professionals working for the International Criminal Court, the European Union, Yale University or the University of Cambridge. [-]

Master in European Studies - Governance and Regulation

University of Bonn
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2017 Germany Bonn

ZEI's English-speaking post-graduate Master program is a research-based response to this development. It enables European and non-European graduates to become experts in the interplay between political, legal and economic aspects that constitute today's life in the European Union as well as the EU's relations with other parts of the world. [+]

Best Online Masters in Political Science 2017. The development of the European Union has increased the need for comprehensive expertise in European affairs as well as the sources and effects of integration at all levels of government and in the private sector in the EU. ZEI's Master in European Studies - Governance and Regulation prepares students for an international career in EU institutions, international organizations, national administrations, NGOs and global companies. The transformation process of the EU includes and affects the development of EU institutions and their interplay with national institutions in EU Member States. Based on subsequent treaty changes, more and more sovereignty has been transferred from the national to the EU level. The program examines the implications of EU governance for the EU as well as for its Member States, also taking into account national reservations. The program also introduces ZEI students to the basic theories and methods of economic integration and economic and monetary governance in the EU. Political decisions and legislative acts in the EU continuously generate new regulatory frameworks. The regulation of network industries (electronic communication, energy, logistics) as well as of the financial sector are taught and analyzed in the framework of ZEI´s Master program. The interplay of governance and regulation constitutes today's reality in the European Union. ZEI's English-speaking post-graduate Master program is a research-based response to this development. It enables European and non-European graduates to become experts in the interplay between political, legal and economic aspects that constitute today's life in the European Union as well as the EU's relations with other parts of the world. Admission Requirements - An above-average and completed, career-qualifying higher education degree (minimum Bachelor) from a German or foreign academic higher education institution, preferably in law, economics, or political science, with at least 180 credit points (CPs) according to the ECTS system - Proof of very good verbal and written English skills (for details see below) - Proof of at least one year of practical work experience (also internships) - Commitment to EU affairs - In light of the thematic EU focus of the program, knowledge of another official EU language is beneficial Faculty The program's faculty comprises renowned academics and practitioners with strong international experience from different European countries. Leading experts in European integration studies and the international scientific community prepare students for a career in European institutions, the business sector or politics. ZEI Fellows are provided with teaching standards of the highest quality and benefit from an enriching diversity of methodological approaches. Every year, up to 32 ZEI Fellows start an exciting international career based on the profound and interdisciplinary knowledge which ZEI's Master program provides. [-]

Official University Master's Degree In Applied Political Studies

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega Y Gasset
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Madrid + 1 more

The Master in Applied Political Studies (MEPA) began to be taught 17 years ago as a graduate program promoted by the Government of Spain through the International Foundation for Iberoamerica of Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP). [+]

The Master in Applied Political Studies (MEPA) began to be taught 17 years ago as a graduate program promoted by the Government of Spain through the International Foundation for Iberoamerica of Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP). Since then he has been and is a training program designed for the promotion and development of new political and social leaders in Latin America. During its 15 editions it has helped train 400 new leaders from different countries, political parties, government structures and social movements in the region. The APRM is a plural space that fosters contact and discussion between the new generations of political and social leaders in Latin America, providing a valuable opportunity to exchange experiences and proposals with a remarkable number of academics, intellectuals and political leaders of Latin American and the approach to the main Spanish and European institutions. GOALS The Master in Applied Political Studies aims primarily to contribute to the training of young leaders committed to strengthening the state, democratic governance and social cohesion, to assume the generational change of political parties and social movements providing abilities and skills required to pursue an effective and genuine political role in the development of public life. The program has a clear focus on Latin America that is justified by the existing demand, the experience gained in the previous fourteen years and that is reflected in the content and the teachers involved. The program has a clear focus on Latin America that is justified by the existing demand, the experience gained in the previous fourteen years and that is reflected in the content and the teachers involved. Its general objectives are: Promote the development of policies and institutional frameworks for the creation of new political and social leaders in Latin America capabilities. Provide the tools and concepts for knowledge of politics, the state and society. Contribute to the consolidation of democratic values ​​and revalue politics. Facilitate rapprochement and practical knowledge of politics and Spanish institutions and the European Union. Contribute to policy development and careers. Generate knowledge networks and exchange of political experiences between Latin America, Spain and the European Union (EU). WHY THIS MASTER? Because it is done in high school politics and government, GOBERNA LATIN AMERICA, specialized University Research Institute Ortega y Gasset (UIIOG) attached to the Complutense University of Madrid and created by Royal Decree 1293/87 of 23 September center (BOE 2419 No. 17-18-87). As a plural and independent space that facilitates the encounter and the generation of networks among the new generations of political leaders and social Because it promotes the development of skills and abilities necessary for the exercise of political and public activity For its high-level specialized training and provide the tools and concepts for knowledge of politics, the state and society. Because it promotes democratic values ​​and appreciation of politics. Latinoamericana its clear vocation to deepen their political and social landscape Due to its proximity to reality and to facilitate knowledge of political lagestión practically as well as major Spanish institutions and the European Union. Because it contributes to policy development and careers, 88% of alumni play a work of political leadership. Because it has a team of professors and renowned experts in Spain and Latin America. Because this program will give access to university official title of Master in Applied Political Studies by the University Research Institute Ortega y Gasset and the International University Menéndez Pelayo. Because Credits taken in the Master are recognized automatically for access to doctoral studies in any university in the European Higher Education. Program Development To overcome the period of academic training students must complete 60 ECTS, 50 of them appropriations will successfully overcome the various teaching modules and the remaining 10 credits are acquired with the Final Master Thesis. In the first quarter the six non-contact subjects corresponding to three subjects will take place. During this non-contact stage, students will perform academic activities (presentation of papers, evaluations, etc.) through a virtual campus, where they also receive academic material, information on the management and organization of Master and perform the various tests evaluation of their knowledge, with appropriate access controls and verification of personality to the virtual campus. In the second quarter, face-stage, three subjects organized in seven subjects will be studied. Most classroom sessions will be held in the afternoon and can dedicate the student morning to prepare the materials, as well as individual and team work or activities outside the classroom as a meeting, possible visits to institutions, etc. Finally, the training cycle Master closes with the presentation of a final project with a value of 10 ECTS credits. This work will be evaluated by a mixed tribunal composed of an academic program, a guest academic and public policy manager with broad recognition. The board members must be assigned to an area (or related areas) of knowledge related to the topic of work and be experts in it. The development work will be accompanied throughout the stage presence by tutors / experts as on the topics selected by students and research processes. Throughout the Masters three collective and four individual tutorials, allowing students to carry out a work plan and deepen the area of ​​the final project are made. Both during non-contact stage (1st term) and the face (2nd term), the virtual campus functions as support for the training of students by providing students an online library with major articles and reference documents based of the course materials. It provides a space where they receive their assessments and evaluate teachers and receive administrative and informative news. This allows a smooth and constant communication between students and the coordination of MEPA. It also makes possible the realization of discussion forums, some led by the academic team of the Master and others on the initiative of students who will be duly evaluated. Admission Requirements  To access Master in Applied Political Studies need to be in possession of a certificate issued by a higher education institution belonging to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) university degree or degree or another. In the case of people with degrees in foreign educational systems to the EHEA, they may be admitted without having to standardize their titles, only must accredit a level of education equivalent to the corresponding official university titles Spaniards and granted in the country issuing the degree access to training programs at the graduate level. Entry by this route does not imply in any case the approval of the title, nor its recognition for purposes other than study the teachings of Master. As regards the area of ​​knowledge of the candidates to study the Master of Applied Studies, preference for graduates will have in the various fields of knowledge related to the discipline under study, political science and social science; but it can also admit students (graduates or graduate degree) formed in other areas of knowledge. [-]

Master's Degree In Conflict Resolution And Mediation

Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Online Part time 6 - 24 months Spain

The MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediation is framed within the perspective of conflict studies. It offers participants an overview of recent ... [+]

MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediation

The MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediation is framed within the perspective of conflict studies. It offers participants an overview of recent knowledge about the conflict and develop skills and abilities in the different techniques of resolution / conflict transformation / disputes.

By articulating theoretical and pedagogical discussion of practical cases, within a space of interaction promoted by the teachers and the use of a Virtual Campus, a person who completes the Masters in Conflict Resolution and Mediation will be qualified to:

Knowing and mastering the best techniques in the resolution / transformation & oac ute; No conflicts / disputes in different areas. Know and use the latest techniques in online dispute resolution. ... [-]

Executive Master in EU Studies

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2017 Hungary Budapest Belgium Brussels France Nice Germany Berlin + 6 more

CIFE in cooperation with the Jean Monnet-Chair of Political Science of the University of Cologne and other partners has developed a postgraduate programme -- Master in EU Studies Online ... [+]

The  Executive Master in EU Studies is organised by the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE – www.cife.eu) in cooperation with the Jean Monnet Chairholder of CEUTUS (Centre for Turkish and European Studies) of the University of Cologne. CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research, founded in 1954 with its head office in Nice and branch offices in Berlin, Bruxelles and Istanbul. It receives special funding in the framework of the Jean Monnet Programme of the European Union. Most graduates of CIFE’s programme work nowadays for European institutions, international organisations and NGOs. The Executive Master in EU Studies is an interdisciplinary study programme designed for professionals, postgraduates, junior officials and all those who plan to make a career in the EU, have gained experience in this field and want to specialise in a certain policy area. Through a  combination of e-learning and concentrated face-to-face-learning phases  (at weekends in Berlin, Budapest, Bruxelles, Nice, Istanbul and Rome) the Master offers an accurate blend of theoretical and practical knowledge as the courses are taught by renowned academics from various European countries, experts from research institutions and governmental practitioners. It awards 90 ECTS. In the first study year, the programme offers: Well-founded knowledge on the EU through a number of courses (Institutional architecture of the EU, EU Law, History of EU integration, The EU in World Politics, Economic Dimension of EU integration, Transition and Regional Development, Sustainable Development, Security and Migration) An understanding of recent developments in the European integration process Insights into EU political proceedings and policies A simulation game of a European Council Summit In the second study year, the programme provides its participants: An interdisciplinary approach in the study of current developments, such as the Institutional Evolution of the EU, the Global Economic Challenges of the Union, EU Citizenship, and in specific topics like the EU in International Crises and Conflicts, the questions of Cohesion and Differentiation in the EU, the balance among Internal Market, Trade and Sustainability policies The opportunity to create new synergies with academic staff and fellow colleagues A special course on EU project cycle management The opportunity to increase specific skills in drafting documents such as policy briefs, legal writs and alike The chance to write a Master thesis on a specific topic of their own choice. The blended-learning approach of the Executive Master offers the possibility to: Meet and interact with your peers and the academic staff on a regular basis during weekend workshops Keep your motivation and workflow high Fully dedicate yourself to the programme in a way tailored to your needs You can apply anytime throughout the year.  The deadline for application is the 19th September. A limited number of scholarships is awarded to particularly qualified candidates to cover a part of the tuition fee. For further information please consult CIFE’s website:  www.eu-online-academy.org  or contact CIFE (cife-berlin@cife.eu). You can  apply online  by clicking the following link: http://www.eu-online-academy.org/EOA/en/8/Registration [-]

Own University Master's Degree In Political And Business Communication

Vértice Business School
Online Part time 12 months Open Enrollment Spain Málaga Madrid + 1 more

Own University Masters in Political Communication and Management, is given by the University of Malaga in collaboration with Vertex Business School and has 60 credits program. The Master provides knowledge and methodologies necessary to maximize the profitability of communication in the public and private environment. From planning a campaign to implementation, monitoring and control of results, the program includes all the variables of communication, its actors and their roles and the tools available. [+]

Best Online Masters in Political Science 2017. The Masters in Political Communication and Management, Vertex Business School provides the necessary knowledge and methodologies to maximize the return on communication in public and private surroundings. From planning a campaign to implementation, monitoring and control of results, the program includes all the variables of communication, its actors and their roles and the tools available. The target audience today is very qualified, more critical and has many means of access to information. This dynamism and complexity makes this Master to become a must for active communication professionals. The students enrolled in our Masters in Political Communication and Management, expand their networks with professionals from other organizations and countries, and end acquiring a personal differentiation, which facilitates the employability both companies and organizations and communication agencies, and improving their career. GOALS To train students to integrate the overall strategy of the organization policy and communication strategy, and raise awareness of the enormous strategic value that communication contributes to corporate reputation in its relations with interest groups (stakeholders). Instruct students to the knowledge, techniques, methods of analysis, planning and organization that enable students to qualify to lead and manage successfully communication and image campaigns and election campaigns in political and business spheres. Offer training that covers all areas of knowledge related to communication in public or private entities, political parties and companies whose leaders need to overcome challenges both internally and externally, from a multidisciplinary and integrative perspective. Understanding the links and interaction between politics and media. Understand the new environment in which the communications strategy and the importance of developing skills and management techniques crisis of reputation to build credibility and trust both the internal and the external public develops. Methodology Our methodology ONROOM creates an environment of active, next, flexible and participatory learning virtual campus, with constant support and personalized follow. The versatility of educational resources attached to the friendliness of the campus, make Vertex Business School, the best choice for your training and professional development. Our methodological resources: Teacher instructional videos on different subjects Videoconferencing and Master Class with experts recognized in the field. Manuals with the content of each subject Thematic discussion forums Activities and Case Studies Online assessment tests Master final project. Career prospects Director / Head of corporate communication in companies and institutions. Director / Responsible agencies specializing in professional communication services from active politics Consultant / a in designing plans and campaigns of political communication. Responsible for communication offices. Technical communication external internay political parties, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) Political analyst Analyst public opinion surveys Social researcher [-]

Master in Conflictology

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Online Full time 5 semesters October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Conflicts are everyday occurrences in people's lives, social groups and international relations. In all historic times, in all cultures, groups and countries, the quest for peace has been ongoing. Costs incurred because of conflicts are very high: human suffering, economic losses and moral degradation. [+]

Conflicts are everyday occurrences in people's lives, social groups and international relations. In all historic times, in all cultures, groups and countries, the quest for peace has been ongoing. Costs incurred because of conflicts are very high: human suffering, economic losses and moral degradation. The efforts made by humankind to live in peace give us insight to accomplish real results, eliminate war, transform conflicts and manage them positively. This master course in conflictology draws from this insight, systematises knowledge and presents it in an advanced and efficient educational manner. Conflict resolution, transformation, mediation and management, studies and culture of peace are synonyms and they describe the scientific and multi-disciplinary approach of conflictology. Practitioners and academics from prestigious universities and peace research institutes from different countries around the world get together in this virtual course that makes it possible, with the UOC's years' experience, for anyone, no matter where they live, to access this international master course and prepare for professional practice. This programme trains students in all applications of conflictology (family, trade, social, political, international, armed conflicts), facilitates internships, preparation of research programmes and the development of your own professional projects giving you access to the largest network of people working to promote peace. Objectives to know the theory, its different approaches and the nature of contemporary conflicts to acquire skills of analysis and the ability to plan actions for peaceful interventions, both for the prevention of conflicts and for intervening during their development to learn techniques and strategies for intelligent non-violent intervention in conflict situations to access information and knowledge to be able to develop efficient intervention programmes and manage the quest for positive specific solutions to be able to lead and facilitate negotiation and mediation processes to transform the way to communicate both to prevent and to end conflicts. Compentencies Understanding the overall concept of what we mean by conflict resolution, its terminology and the action criteria, techniques and methods specific to it. Understanding and learning how to analyse how family, education, political, social and armed conflicts occur and also learn how to manage, transform and resolve them using strategies, techniques and resources for an intelligent and non-violent intervention. Acquiring the skills to analyse and plan the action in peaceful interventions in conflicts, both from the prevention and intervention perspective as the conflict occurs. Having the ability to develop communication aspects to prevent, direct and pacify conflicts. Knowing how to find information and knowledge to develop efficient intervention programmes and manage the search for specific and positive solutions. Designing, managing and developing conflict resolution processes based on the different techniques and procedures. Student profile any person with responsibilities and interests in solving conflicts consultants, executives, leaders, lawyers of any industry civil servants and managers of private and public organisations directors and staff of NGOs, companies and other organisations working in conflict areas, in reconstruction, development and international cooperation politicians and trade unionists members of the armed forces and the police. Academic requirements To be admitted on a master's degree or postgraduate diploma course, you need to be able to accredit an official qualification. If you cannot accredit this qualification, you will be awarded a university extension diploma. To be admitted on a specialization course (specialization certificate), you do not need to be able to accredit an official qualification. To be able to read and write in English. Prior knowledge No prior knowledge required. Learning resources UOC graduate courses have digital format materials. Students receive the materials as the course progresses. Degrees Once the overall assessment process has been completed successfully, the UOC will issue a Master Diploma/ Postgraduate Diploma/Specialization Certificate to those participants with an accredited university qualification that is valid in Spain. Should you not have such a qualification, a Certificate will be issued. [-]

Master Expert in Conflict Resolution

Divulgazione Dinamica
Online Part time 900 hours September 2017 Spain Sevilla

The Master Expert in Conflict Resolution is made up of two titles in a single accreditation. These titles are targeted towards two complementary areas and summative [+]

PROGRAM LANGUAGE: ITALIAN

Master Expert in Conflict Resolution The Master Expert in Conflict Resolution is made up of two titles in a single accreditation. These titles are targeted towards two complementary areas and summative at the level of knowledge, which clearly manifest a high degree of specialization. CONTENTS: TITLE: EXPERT IN MEDIATION 1. IMMIGRATION. SOCIAL ISSUES- Immigration as a structural process through history- The concept of citizenship and nationality- The law against foreigners- Aliens and cultural pluralism- Aliens and welfare state- Socio-cultural characteristics of the immigrant population. Papers 2. FIRM MANAGEMENT OF MULTICULTURAL- The migration- Treatment of the difference in the company- Culture and intercultural relations. Keys to their farm management- Intercultural skills as a professional expertise- Intercultural training firm 3. ANIMATION SOCIO-PROFESSIONAL- Socio-cultural Animation- Participation- Socio-professional- Project ORLA 4. LABOUR MARKET- Policies for employment and training- The characteristics of the working world in our country at the end of the twentieth century, in relation to new technologies and sources of employment in favor of new 5. PROFESSIONAL ORIENTATION- Define what is meant by vocational guidance, how to organize this process, what methodology to use, what type of customers use the services of orientation, and analyzes the characteristics of these collective 6. EMPLOYABILITY- The process of professional integration- Active labor market policies, aimed at both enterprise creation and vocational training to promote employment and inclusion TITLE: MASTER IN SOCIAL MEDIATION 7. CONFLICT PREVENTION- Concept and types of conflict- Strategy of prevention of conflicts 8. CONFLICT RESOLUTION- Gathering the materials for understanding the conflict- Analyzing the conflict. Holistic and specific- The alternative methods of dispute resolution- Mediation 9. EVALUATION OF MEDIATION- Evaluation as a strategy to streamline processes and mediation programs- Concept, objectives and functions- Prospects and approaches to the evaluation- Planning and development of evaluation- The evaluation report- Characteristics, structure and target- Evaluation of the assessment. Improvement of measurement processes 10. MEDIATION IN EDUCATIONAL CONTEXTS- The coexistence school- Mediation school: Key Concepts- The conflict in the school. Prevention and resolution of conflicts- Skills and techniques for mediation- The mediator- Benefits of school mediation 11. FAMILY MEDIATION- Background of family mediation- The concept of family mediation- Models of intervention in the mediation- The role of the mediator- Stages of mediation- Legal framework. Mediation program for the separation and divorce- The couple and the mediation 12. JUVENILE MEDIATION- Profile of young broker- Differences with the rest of the professionals who work with young people- Young people on the social scene- Young people at the scene of the conflict 13. COMMUNITY MEDIATION- Social and Community Mediation- Community Mediation as a methodology- Analysis of the communal reality- Development and Community culmination of the process of mediation- Areas of Application- Evaluation of the Community Mediation 14. MEDIATION- Introduction. Intercultural Mediation- Profile of the intercultural mediator- Scope of intercultural mediation 15. MEDIATION: TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES- Intercultural mediation- Practice of intercultural mediation- The mediator in the mediation process: steps and recommendations- Models of intercultural mediation- Tools... [-]


Master of Management (MM)

American University of Leadership
Campus or Online Full time Part time 12 - 12 months September 2017 Morocco Tangier USA Orlando Rabat Algeria Algiers Libya Tripoli Casablanca Marrakech + 10 more

The Master of Management program is designed to specialize the management skills students need to function effectively within an organization. [+]

Master of Management-MM

General, Diplomatic studies or Islamic Finance

English or French

The Master of Management program is designed to specialize the management skills students need to function effectively within an organization. Students learn to synthesize business concepts and practices presented in this program to develop solutions for specific managerial situations found within the organizational environment.

The Master of Management program at AUL utilizes problem-based learning where students refine their problem solving skills along with their communication, creativity, information- utilization, and critical-thinking skills. They are assessed on the basis of their use of the problem-solving process as well as their communication and critical- thinking skills during their presentations.... [-]