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English
Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

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Policy AnalysisArtHistoryInternational Relations

Learner Career Outcomes

35%

started a new career after completing these courses

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

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SOAS University of London

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome

1 hour to complete
3 readings
3 readings
Read Me First10m
Course Outline10m
Classic Diplomatic Texts10m
3 hours to complete

E-tivity1: What is Diplomacy?

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 7 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Simon discusses the key characteristics of Global Diplomacy1m
2 readings
Instructions10m
Hans Morgenthau, "Diplomacy"50m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

E-tivity 2 Success and Failure in Diplomacy

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 12 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Failure in Diplomacy6m
2 readings
Instructions10m
Robert Lansing - 'The Peace Negotiations'2h
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

E-tivity 3: The Qualities of a 'Good' Diplomat

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 7 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Simon identifies the key characteristics of a good diplomat1m
Simon addresses the question of what is an Ambassador?57s
2 readings
Instructions10m
Chas Freeman, Diplomacy as a Profession4m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

E-tivity 4: Diplomacy in Action

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 4 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Instructions10m
Alan Henrikson, "The Future of Diplomacy? Five Projective Visions"1h 10m

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