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Learn the fundamentals of Political Science

Programa XSeries en
Introduction to Political Science IPSAMOOC

Lo que aprenderás

  • The main characteristics of political regimes and how democratic regimes are governed
  • The main challenges in global politics
  • The fundamentals of research designs and methods in the social sciences
  • Development of conceptual thinking and elementary theory building through the employment of political concepts

This Political Science Xseries program uses critical approaches and analytical methods that can be applied to any complex organisation or problem to offer learners a solid understanding of the structure and function of national governments and international political Institutions, and the challenges of contemporary democracy.

Benefiting from leading academics associated with the International Political Science Association, the XSeries program covers, at the introductory level, areas in the study of political science, ranging from research design and methods and critical theory to comparative analysis of different political concepts and systems, world politics and theories of democracy and autocracy.

This series of courses are meant to appeal to three types of audience:

  1. For students considering or starting a degree in Political Science or for those requiring a basic grounding in Political Science before embarking on post-graduate study in a related field, the XSeries is intended to serve as a useful orientation and preparation tool.
  2. For teachers of Political Science at any level who may choose to complement their course material with MOOCs offered by world renowned scholars in an innovative format particularly suitable for the digital generation. They will find that the course acts as a rich and interactive online textbook and a useful reference tool.
  3. For anyone else who is interested in a better understanding of the challenges facing contemporary democracies in the contemporary world.

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5 cursos de alta calidad
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8 meses
4 - 6 horas por semana
Precio con descuento: 310,50 US$
Precio original: 345 US$
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Cursos en este programa

  1. Programa XSeries en Introduction to Political Science IPSAMOOC de FedericaX

  2. 4–6 horas por semana durante 6 semanas

    Explored through the lens of different political systems, this course provides the insights neededto understand Democracy today and the challenges faced by democratic governments.

  3. 4–6 horas por semana durante 6 semanas

    This course offers an exciting journey through political science concepts. Understand key concepts like party, bureaucracy, andconstitution by using new methods developed for scholars and students; including the innovative "Hyperpolitics" tool.

  4. 4–6 horas por semana durante 6 semanas

    Explore comparative analysis and itsimportance in the social sciences. You'll learn howto use comparative methods for constructive explanation and theory building and applyit to real-world politics.

  5. 4–6 horas por semana durante 6 semanas

    Learn which forms of government can best guarantee a free, fair, and just life by exploringhow democracy and autocracy emerge, evolve, andimpact our lives.

  6. 4–6 horas por semana durante 7 semanas

    Explore major issues in world politics and learn how recent developments have challenged world order and peace.

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de Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (FedericaX)

Expertos de FedericaX comprometidos con el aprendizaje en línea

Social Sciences también disponible en edX


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