Politics & Society courses

Total courses: 144
Beyond the Ballot: Women’s Rights and Suffrage from 1866 to Today
4.8

Explore the remarkable story of women’s rights and campaign for the vote6th February 2018 marked the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, the piece of legislation which extended the vote to (some) women...

Why Does Media Matter for Development?
4.83

Learn why the media matters for international developmentThis comprehensive four-week course will show you the ways that international development is conceptualised, imagined and communicated as an area of study. You’ll decipher the ways in which...

Migration and Cities
4.62

Discover the fundamental links between migration and cities Migration has always played a fundamental role in urban development. Without some form of inward migration – be it international or internal – cities would not develop...

Working Supportively With Refugees: Principles, Skills and Perspectives
4.67

Explore interdisciplinary approaches to working with refugeesRefugees are a diverse group, speaking many languages and of varied religions and ethnicities. This course acknowledges that skills requirements are changing rapidly and offers training fo...

The Path to Happiness and Good Quality of Life
4.1

Discover happiness concepts that will improve your quality of lifeDo you feel happy? What do you think about the quality of your life? On this course, you’ll explore your answers to those questions as you...

Korea in a Global Context
3.81

Explore Korea in an international contextSouth Korea is at a critical juncture, particularly from global perspectives. Understand geopolitics and security From a geopolitical perspective, South Korea is located in Northeast Asia, a region from which...

Protecting Children during COVID-19 and other Infectious Disease Outbreaks
4.71

Adjust child protection programs in the context of COVID-19 and other IDOsThis course will equip child protection practitioners with knowledge and skills to implement evidence-based crisis response and prevention strategies to protect children during...

Humanitarian Action, Response and Relief
4.79

Explore the fundamentals of humanitarian action A timely and efficient humanitarian response can save lives during emergencies and disasters. A good knowledge of emergency preparedness and disaster management is vital, not only for saving lives...

Teaching Black British History: A Teacher Training Guide
4.66

Learn how to best teach Black British history into the school curriculumFrom pedagogy in the classroom to the history of ethnocratic and eurocentric narratives, this comprehensive, three-week course will equip you with all the tools...

Understanding Politics
4.66

Gain an expert view of how politics works This introductory four-week course will equip you with the basic knowledge and understanding you need for further education in political science. By the end, you’ll have an...

Exploring Mentorship and Community Change with the Compton Cowboys
4.47

Become the mentor and advocate for change that your community needsThis course, created in collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger, will equip you with the skills and self-belief you need to help your community thrive. You’ll learn...

Global Ethics: An Introduction
4.51

Widespread poverty, closed borders and catastrophic climate changeIn our interconnected world, we face challenges that demand global solutions. But how do you find the right solutions? On this course, you will use key ethical theories...

Storytelling for Social Change
4.57

Harness the power of storytelling and improve your communication skillsOn this course, you’ll discover the secrets of storytelling from expert performers and artists. Stories are a powerful way to engage an audience and deliver impact....

Understanding and Responding to Runaway Children

Explore the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and running awayAlthough the high rates of running away are widely recognised as a problem in Europe, there is little research on running away and its causes. This...

Supporting Diverse Innovation

Investigate diverse innovation and why it mattersAs businesses and governments look to new technological innovations to solve some of the world’s problems, there is increasing awareness that diversity and inclusion are vital for successful growth....

Community Based Research: Getting Started
4.78

Community based research means involving a community in all stages of a research process - this kind of research can give people the power to transform their lives. On this course you will learn the...

Climate Solutions: India
4.78

Tackle the climate emergency in IndiaClimate Change is one of the greatest threats we face. The impacts of climate change are already being felt around the world, affecting both natural and human systems, and these...

Cultural Appropriation vs Cultural Appreciation

Develop ways to effect change in your work and processesIt may seem difficult to understand the difference between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation. Ultimately, it is a difference in intent and transaction; voyeurism vs cooperation....

Next Generation Biosecurity: Responding to 21st Century Biorisks
4.75

Explore biosecurity and learn how to respond to biological threats Today’s world is facing more biological threats than ever, from mutations to antibiotic resistance to new diseases and increased access to engineered diseases. It’s vital...

How Politics Works: From the Individual to an International Scale
4.66

Understand politics on an individual and global scale This introductory course is designed to help you prepare for a degree in politics at degree level, or to introduce you to the basics of politics. You’ll...