Global Diplomacy – Diplomacy in the Modern World is an online course offered by the University of London and SOAS University of London through the Center for International Studies and Diplomacy. Lasting for 5 weeks, the course is intended for students who have some previous knowledge of international relations. The course examines the principles and practices that contribute to successful diplomacy. Topics covered include What Is Diplomacy?, Success and Failure in Diplomacy, the Qualities of a Good Diplomat, Diplomacy in Action and Reflections on Diplomacy.
To be successful with Global Diplomacy – Diplomacy in the Modern World, students will need to invest roughly 1 to 2 hours of study time per week. Every week, students will complete an activity that includes videos, readings and a related assignment. At the end of the 5 weeks, students who have completed all activities and received passing grades on the assignments will pass the course. While the class can be taken alone, it is also a part of an online master’s degree program in global diplomacy.