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Political science attempts to analyze and deconstruct government entities and the social structures that they influence. A strong component of the study involves understanding the political behavior of citizens and various philosophical and ethical issues.

Distance education or distance learning is a way of delivering education and instruction, often on an individual basis, to students who are not physically present on campus.

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15 Results in Political Science, Distance learning

University of Bath

This course addresses the core global challenges of conflict and humanitarian crisis, with a practical focus on the tools and approaches that can respond to these challen ... [+]

Develop a critical understanding of conflict and humanitarian crisis in this distance learning course. Gain skills in peacebuilding and humanitarian response.

This course addresses the core global challenges of conflict and humanitarian crisis, with a practical focus on the tools and approaches that can respond to these challenges. You will examine in-depth the complexities involved in resolving conflict and promoting peace. Additionally, you will also explore sustainable policy solutions that address the needs of those displaced by conflict and natural disaster.

Drawing on case studies from the Middle East and North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, you will learn how the practical and policy-related challenges of responding to conflict and humanitarian crisis play out in specific contexts.... [-]

United Kingdom Claverton Down
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
AHE - The University of Humanities and Economics

Traditional management training is no longer sufficient to develop the skills that business leaders require. European Studies programme provides the cross-cultural leader ... [+]

OBJECTIVE

The qualities that make a manager successful may differ across cultures. In modern economy, most organisations operate internationally. Even executives based in their home country find themselves managing teams, suppliers, partners or customers in other countries. To add to the challenge, twenty-first century teams are increasingly likely to be multicultural. Traditional management training is no longer sufficient to develop the skills that business leaders require. European Studies programme provides the cross-cultural leadership competence that has become essential for businesses and managers to succeed in today’s global business landscape.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Studies at this department develop an understanding of cultural differences, the skills to manage internationally, and the knowledge to navigate the complexities of international organisations. Its goal is also to provide knowledge and understanding of economic specifics of international markets, accounts and risks, trade and negotiations. Graduates gain proficiency in terms and mechanisms of economical and legal procedures crucial for performing on international markets. Comprehensive European Studies programme enables its students to gain and consolidate their knowledge and to develop practical skills consequently after graduation while efficiently managing companies on international markets.... [-]

Poland Łódź
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Online
AHE - The University of Humanities and Economics

The qualities that make a manager successful may differ across cultures. In the modern economy, most organisations operate internationally. Even executives based in their ... [+]

OBJECTIVE

The qualities that make a manager successful may differ across cultures. In the modern economy, most organisations operate internationally. Even executives based in their home country find themselves managing teams, suppliers, partners or customers in other countries. To add to the challenge, twenty-first century teams are increasingly likely to be multicultural. Traditional management training is no longer sufficient to develop the skills that business leaders require. European Studies programme provides the cross-cultural leadership competence that has become essential for businesses and managers to succeed in today’s global business landscape.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Studies at this department develop an understanding of cultural differences, the skills to manage internationally, and the knowledge to navigate the complexities of international organisations. Its goal is also to provide knowledge and understanding of economic specifics of international markets, accounts and risks, trade and negotiations. Graduates gain proficiency in terms and mechanisms of economical and legal procedures crucial for performing on international markets. Comprehensive European Studies programme enables its students to gain and consolidate their knowledge and to develop practical skills consequently after graduation while efficiently managing companies on international markets.... [-]

Poland Łódź
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Online
SOAS University of London

How is humanitarian aid given? What is the difference between a refugee and a migrant? And how does the decolonising agenda sit within the humanitarian debate? This onlin ... [+]

MSc Humanitarian Action (Online) (2019 entry)

Duration: 2 years

Entry Requirements: We welcome applications from those who have worked in the field of development and/or conflict, but we also encourage students without relevant work experience who can demonstrate a strong interest in humanitarianism and have a strong first degree, to apply.

Start of programme: April / October

Mode of Attendance: Online Learning

How is humanitarian aid given? What is the difference between a refugee and a migrant? And how does the decolonising agenda sit within the humanitarian debate?

This online degree engages critically with humanitarian principles and practice, delivering a fresh and innovative perspective on one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice ... [+]

The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The courses built within the MSCJ curriculum were designed to shape students’ knowledge in research and the latest trends in criminal justice as well as in administrative strategies. The curriculum includes core courses on:

Research Methods and Analysis Criminology Theory Ethics and Criminal Justice Professional Writing for Law Enforcement

With six career-focused concentrations, coursework is optimized for student’s current and future CJ specialized aspirations. The six concentrations students can select from include: ... [-]

USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Part-time
18 months
Online
EUCLID (Euclid University)

The EUCLID online master in Terrorism Studies and Deradicalization is unique for addressing terrorism from a radicalization and deradicalization perspective. ... [+]

OVERVIEW:

EUCLID’s online master in terrorism studies and deradicalization is unique in that it is offered by an intergovernmental treaty-based organization with a university mandate. EUCLID has a specialized expertise in global affairs, including interfaith studies. EUCLID is a partner of several organizations that are relevant to this program, notably the World Mediation Organization (Berlin) and two affiliated institutions of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (IsDB, ICCIA). This new program addresses a tremendous global need for truly qualified professionals able to serve at all levels of government and civil society as experts in the field of what is generally referred to as Islamic radicalization leading to the clear and present threat of violent extremism or even terrorist actions. EUCLID’s approach to delivering the highest possible level of competency in terrorism studies as well as deradicalization solutions is both multilevel and multidisciplinary. Multilevel means that MTSD graduates will be able to function at various levels, global, national, local (city), communal and inter-personal. Multidisciplinary means that the program brings together knowledge from various areas of competence, including psychology, sociology, and religious studies. EUCLID is uniquely qualified in terms of educational philosophy because it does view this field of study from US-centric or Euro-centric perspectives. It frankly tackles the issue of Islamophobia as well as realism, ” laïcité” and cultural imperialism in order to form well-informed and balanced experts who may come from a variety of national and religious backgrounds.... [-]

USA Washington Gambia Gambia Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Online
EUCLID (Euclid University)

The EUCLID online master in mediation and conflict resolution is also unique for blending personal level psychology with high-level issues (diplomacy, inter-religious dia ... [+]

OVERVIEW:

EUCLID, an intergovernmental treaty-based institution, offers an online master in mediation and conflict resolution in partnership with WMO Berlin (World Mediation Organization). Its goal is to prepare practitioners and experts able to provide world-class and effective mediation services at all levels of conflict (interpersonal, communal, regional, national and international). Conflict is present and destructive at all levels of life and society. Our still-new century is rife with inter-personal conflicts which are expressed and originated on various accounts: ethnic, religious, psychological, economic, etc. Because conflict is so damaging to society, mediation and conflict resolution has become a very important skill, one that can be applied to serve many organizations and government bodies. These are some of the critical topics covered in EUCLID's unique online Master in Mediation and Conflict Resolution - unique because offered by an international intergovernmental organization committed to facilitating dialogue and conflict resolution, as well as unique for being delivered completely is distance / online format. The EUCLID MMCR is also unique for blending personal level psychology with high-level issues (diplomacy, inter-religious dialogue) and practical skills (negotiation), the purpose is to offer a comprehensive coverage of this broad topic.... [-]

USA Washington Gambia Gambia Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Online
EUCLID (Euclid University)

The only Master's degree program in diplomacy organized by an international intergovernmental organization and officially used by active diplomats over 4 continents, coun ... [+]

OVERVIEW:

EUCLID, an international intergovernmental institution with a university mandate, offers to select students from the general public it is flagship program which is an online master of diplomacy and international affairs (MDIA). It is the only Master's degree program in diplomacy organized by an international intergovernmental organization and officially used by active diplomats over 4 continents (photo below graduation of PM Guyana to UN diplomat, in the sideline of UNA-NY event with Ambassador J. Avila and USG R. ven Puyenbroeck). The EUCLID MDIA is an advanced program delivered by a treaty-based and treaty-practicing institution, and as stated by the United Nations in a rare instance of explicit confirmation, "the UN Secretariat recognize Euclide- Pole Universitaire Euclide and the other four UN institutions ... as being accredited" and therefore unable to pursue UN careers.... [-]

USA Washington Gambia Gambia Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Online
EUCLID (Euclid University)

Two specialized MSc programs offered online by an intergovernmental university with a recognized expertise in interfaith studies. ... [+]

HIGHLIGHTS:

The MIRD (and MIFS) are unique programs in the sense that they are actually offered by an intergovernmental organization with a university charter and an additional mandate in inter-religious dialogue and diplomacy. Notably, EUCLID is the only university which has received the first prize of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, presented by H.M. King Abdullah of Jordan (photo below).

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

EUCLID offers several closely related but nevertheless distinct graduate programs:

MIRD: MSc in Interreligious Dialogue and Diplomacy MIFS: MSc in Interfaith Studies MCRel: MSc in Comparative Religion MTSD: MSc in Terrorism Studies and Deradicalization ... [-]
USA Washington Gambia Gambia Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
Online
Stafford

Amongst our MSc courses, the MSc in Security and Risk Management allows you to develop a detailed knowledge of aspects of crime, risk and managing security in organisatio ... [+]

MSc in Security and Risk Management

Amongst our MSc courses, the MSc in Security and Risk Management allows you to develop a detailed knowledge of aspects of crime, risk and managing security in organisations. With MSc courses, you will develop an understanding of a range of theoretical models that explain why and how people commit a crime, how to analyse and assess risk, and how to manage security. You will also learn how to design, conduct and critically appraise research within these areas. The MSc courses and their modules will be of immense professional value to those working within a security context, either in the private or public sector.

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United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Online Bahrain Bahrain Online Jordan Jordan Online Kuwait Kuwait Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Qatar Qatar Online Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Online Dubai Iraq Baghdad  + 13 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
24 months
Online
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

The Master of Science in Government Analytics prepares students to become leaders in the data revolution. Students will develop expertise in analytical methods that are i ... [+]

The Master of Science in Government Analytics prepares students to become leaders in the data revolution. Students will develop expertise in analytical methods that are increasingly relied upon by government agencies, non-profit organizations, and the private sector. Through the use of cutting-edge tools and skills, students will be able to address contemporary political, policy and governance challenges.

The Johns Hopkins MS in Government Analytics curriculum provides students with a broad set of foundational skills in statistical analysis and offers the opportunity to develop expertise in a specific analytical area.

Students must complete all academic work in a master’s degree or certificate program within five years.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
American University Online

American University's Master of Science in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security is an online, 33-credit degree for law enforcement and intelligence professionals who w ... [+]

American University’s Master of Science in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security is an online, 33-credit degree for law enforcement and intelligence professionals who wish to specialize in homeland security. The program builds knowledge and skills in counter-terrorism, national security, law and policy, cybersecurity, and theories of political violence, with a unique focus on terrorism as a social and psychological phenomenon.

This flexible online program combines the benefits of convenient online learning and a practice-based curriculum with a brief onsite residency in Washington, D.C. In addition to this unique opportunity, American University offers connections to federal agencies and the opportunity to study with faculty who are leading practitioners in the field.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Part-time
24 months
Online
Leeds Beckett University

The construction industry increasingly recognises the importance of resolving disputes efficiently and quickly in order to maintain commercial relationships and keep cash ... [+]

Course details

The construction industry increasingly recognises the importance of resolving disputes efficiently and quickly in order to maintain commercial relationships and keep cash flowing within the industry. If you are a professional working in construction, law or a related field, this course will develop your ability to manage disputes efficiently and even to resolve them.

Prominent areas of study will include Principles of Construction Law, Approaches to Dispute Resolution (including arbitration, adjudication and mediation), and Construction Claims.

The structure and content of our teaching meet the examination requirements of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators on each of its pathways to membership - Arbitration, International Arbitration and Construction Adjudication - from Associate level through to Fellowship level.... [-]

United Kingdom Leeds
September 2019
Part-time
4 years
Online
Sam Houston State University

The Master of Science in Victim Services Management is designed to prepare graduates to work in various areas of victim services*, including but not limited to, direct se ... [+]

Victim Services Management, Master of Science

Available: Online

The Master of Science in Victim Services Management is designed to prepare graduates to work in various areas of victim services*, including but not limited to, direct service provision (e.g., advocacy, etc.), organizational management, and social policy development.

This degree will benefit persons with or without previous employment experience in the field of victim services. Courses are sequenced so that students can complete the degree in two years, enrolling in two 15-week courses per semester. However, the ideal candidate will have paid or volunteer work experience in the field of victim services.

*Select courses meet National Advocate Credentialing Program (NACP) standards.... [-]

USA Huntsville
September 2019
Full-time
36 hours
Online
Arkansas Tech University

The Department of Emergency Management (EM) at Arkansas Tech University offers a solid background in emergency management and homeland security skills such as preparednes ... [+]

The Department of Emergency Management (EM) at Arkansas Tech University offers a solid background in emergency management and homeland security skills such as preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery, prevention, protection, and strategic collaboration. There is a growing demand for professionals educated in emergency management for the private business sector, education, and various government agencies and organizations at all levels-local, state, regional, national, and international.

This program may be completed online.

This degree offers a specialized program both for existing career professionals in the discipline and for those seeking the diverse employment opportunities available in this evolving career field. The curriculum applies a multidisciplinary approach targeting the principles of emergency management along with state-of-the-art technologies. The EMHS Program Director acts as faculty advisor to each student admitted to the EMHS degree program.... [-]

USA Russellville
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Online