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Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more The course is for all UK government staff working on international issues, in the UK and overseas and colleagues from other Diplomatic Academies and Ministries of Foreign Affairs worldwide. It will also be suitable for people working in thinktanks, academics and professionals in any sector whose work has a close relation to diplomacy, students in fields such as diplomatic studies, and anybody interested in the nature of a diplomatic career. You can use the hashtag #FLdiplomacy to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Overview of modern diplomatic representation
  • The new tools of social media and wider digital diplomacy
  • The history of women in British diplomacy and the gender equality agenda
  • Overview of some key theories of diplomacy
  • The challenges of expeditionary diplomacy and leadership in a diplomatic context
  • Diplomatic tradecraft including protocol, networking and reporting

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Length 6 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts May 13 (133 weeks ago)
Cost $89
From Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Diplomatic Academy, The Open University via FutureLearn
Instructors Dr J Simon Rofe, Jonathan Marshall, Dr Isabel Warner
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Language English
Subjects Humanities Social Sciences
Tags Politics & the Modern World

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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts May 13 (133 weeks ago)
Cost $89
From Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Diplomatic Academy, The Open University via FutureLearn
Instructors Dr J Simon Rofe, Jonathan Marshall, Dr Isabel Warner
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Humanities Social Sciences
Tags Politics & the Modern World

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