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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....

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Oct 31, 2019

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 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.

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By Udbhav M

Oct 18, 2023

the videos were abit repetitive as the questions asked were the same. Bu overall a good peak into diplomacy and foreign policy

By Abhinav A

May 31, 2020

I expected more in terms of case studies and hands on experience which as missing. However for starters this was a good couse.

By Eliseu C

Sep 13, 2020

I learned very things with this course and I had the opportunity to share my ideas and what I have studied with other people.

By Hamim K

Dec 27, 2020

This Course gave me a great insight on Global diplomacy. I appreciate how courses are presented: simple and understandable.

By Roman L

Oct 19, 2021

Information provided in the course is great, however it could be more complex and amount of it also might be greater.

By Phil W

May 30, 2017

Really interesting and helpful introduction to what diplomacy entails and how it permeates many aspects of our society

By Michał W

Feb 5, 2022

Videos very sensible, but most of the text could focus more on teaching what diplomacy is and how it should be used.

By Iswarya k

Jun 21, 2020

I suggest this course for the students those who are interested in learning diplomacy and international relations.

By Ben S

May 25, 2017

I have really enjoyed this course. It is very insightful and a great introduction in to the world of diplomacy.

By Kankani B

Jul 16, 2017

It was a good experience to gain some knowledge about Diplomacy and its different sides, Greatly appreciated.

By Anna S

Feb 13, 2019

I liked the course, but it is a little tenuous. I would like to have a little bit more theoretical material.

By Stephanie K

Aug 22, 2017


By Sanja B

Jan 13, 2021

An excellent course! I would have welcomed even more readings and slightly longer assignments. Thank you!

By RiZ

Jul 27, 2020

The course material was very less, but the readings were amazing and vast. Overall it is a decent course.

By Divine I

Dec 20, 2022

it’s an amazing course that makes you more aware of the involvement of the United Nations in modern era.

By Nickolaus B

Jan 26, 2017

The course provided a thorough grounding in Global Diplomacy and how it relates to the everyday world.

By Sri V

Nov 25, 2020

It briefly covered about the main aspects of diplomacy and gave knowledge about various aspects on it

By Laura M S

Jun 8, 2016

A solid introductory course, with some interesting course materials and thought-provoking questions.

By raya a

Jan 11, 2024

The course is good, but I wish it would have included more updated examples from our world today

By Sandile M

Dec 22, 2020

Very insightful course, fun and full of progressive international relations history. Enjoyed it.

By Ashutosh T

Oct 23, 2020

It doesn't explains, rather helps you to explain yourself, what is diplomacy and how it works.

By Tersoo M A

Aug 7, 2017

The course is basic but with deep talks on Diplomacy. I have gained understanding of the term.


Oct 7, 2022

The course gave me a complete new understanding beyond countries and it is well structured.

By Baris V

May 10, 2020

Nice little concise course, wish there were more challenging tasks e.g. debates & analyses.

By Victor P

Apr 23, 2021

Wish this course include more tests and examples of current issues in diplomacy field