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About the Course

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....

Top reviews


May 1, 2020

Absolutely incredible course in diplomacy that gives you a perfect glimpse of understanding how diplomacy works in practice and what achievements you need to posses in order to become a good diplomat.


May 28, 2020

Great course. I had a general interest in diplomacy and wanted a little taste of what it was, this course has provided me just that. It has amazing resources to help enhance our knowledge of diplomacy

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By Gabriela R d L

Jul 9, 2020

Curso sensacional. Profissionais altamente qualificados para discutir as diversas questões. Estou muito feliz em ter participado.


May 27, 2020

Great experience, this course let me to interact with people across globe and have their opinions and was able to share mine too.

By Soumadeep G

Mar 26, 2018

This is a short but effective course that I highly recommend to anyone that wishes to acquire a clear understanding of diplomacy.

By Kristin M E

Nov 23, 2016

Love the grading method! It helpts to review and excercise and think about your task when you read and rate other people - Great!

By Ana A S N

Apr 28, 2020

Great course!

I really enjoyed the experience as a whole, an amazing first experience with Coursera and the University of London

By Geri K

Jul 27, 2019

I really enjoyed this course. It was really useful and I highly recommend it for those who are interested in studying diplomacy!

By Aylton C

Apr 22, 2019

A great overview of what global diplomacy is. You will be able to expand on knowledge you already have and acquire new ones too.

By Gustavo A B G

Feb 9, 2023

This was a great course about Diplomacy. You learn in a short time a lot about necessary skills in order to be a good diplomat.

By Maria H S G

Nov 24, 2022

It was lovely !Thank you very much to all of those that contributed to make an amazing comprehensive a well documented course.

By Michael Y

Jan 11, 2022

I enjoyed this course. The instructor introduced me to many different people involved with diplomacy and I found that helpful.

By Tasilova A

Apr 9, 2022

this course was efficacious for me, I was able to learn a lot of interesting information, which I will use in my future work.


Sep 3, 2020

I learned a lot during the course and I acquired the knowledge I was hungry for but made me more enthusiastic to keep learning

By Priyantha B

Aug 29, 2021

Well planned, suitable & educations videos.

Reading recommended was quite enlightening.

A very good course on Global Diplomacy.

By philippe l

Apr 19, 2021

Very interesting entry course to evaluate the interest from candidates for a further in depth study in the field of diplomacy

By Aditya D

Jan 27, 2021

Video information was excellent and also the reading materials. these enabled us to have a brief idea about global diplomacy.


Aug 25, 2020

i love this course, it will also help me in my field (Peace building and Conflict Resolution). It is a good course to study.

By Ricardo F

May 12, 2020

In this course you will learn all about diplomacy, determination and thematization or the political actors and business rules

By Ozioma I

Apr 30, 2020

A thought provoking course, I must say. An explicit written and directed course with wonderful coursemates. I enjoyed it all.

By James R

Sep 3, 2022

This course covers the core basis of undersranding Global Diplomacy. The same can be completed within 13 hours of learning.

By Francisco B V R C

May 10, 2020

It's a great basis to get started in this field. The course has basic notions, but also provides good videos and literature.

By Sultan A S

Jan 21, 2018

This is perfect well presented and analysis of the course is fantastic the discussion is easy and engaging. I love learning.

By Yang Y

Aug 24, 2017

Great course with understanding of some basic concepts and philosophy on International relation and foresight of the future.

By Sophia P

Aug 3, 2022

This course was amazing and one of the best ones that I have done on coursera. Very insightful into the world of diplomacy.

By Jeal

Feb 17, 2019

Awesome experience. I would recommend this course to any one interested diplomacy or wanting to know. It was very worth it.

By Bunly E

Mar 31, 2020

Simply, I love this course, all the videos and texts are really important and useful in which I can use to improve myself.