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Short Course Online

Democracy, Governance and Participation

University of Birmingham online

56 days
Duration
1250 GBP/full
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About

Explore theories that influence representative democracy and the challenges in changing societies around the world from our experts in local governance and strategic public management. 

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Overview

By learning about new forms of participation and models of government, you will be able to develop an awareness of how and when to use different approaches that will allow you to better lead and manage change within organisations.

Once you have finished the 8-week Democracy, Governance and Participation course from University of Birmingham online , you will be awarded an official University of Birmingham postgraduate micro-credential certificate (worth 10 academic credits) and a transcript. 

You will be able to use these academic credits to apply for advanced entry to the University of Birmingham’s full Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA) qualification.

Why choose a postgraduate micro-credential short course?

Boost your CV in just eight weeks

  • Develop the specialist skills you need for your career goals
  • Gain an introduction to our Online MPA
  • Get a taster of online learning before committing to a full MPA degree
  • Earn a postgraduate micro-credential certificate worth 10 masters credits
  • Study around your existing commitments with 100% online learning
  • Expand your expertise at a top-100 University
  • Join a community of like-minded learners from over 50 different countries

Programme Structure

Why Study this Course?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the theories which underpin representative democracy and traditional patterns of participation
  • Analyse and compare changing relationships between citizens and government in different contexts
  • Identify emergent ways of engaging citizens in governance, including an awareness of how and when to use different approaches to participation
  • Critically evaluate the crisis of democracy, the potential of the participatory turn and impact of the different participatory practices.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 56 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible to apply for a short course, you will need to have obtained (or be predicted to obtain) an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university, OR an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution. 
  • Professional applications may also be considered. Please speak to a Recruitment Co-ordinator to discuss your eligibility.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 GBP for the full programme during 56 days.
  • National

    1250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 GBP for the full programme during 56 days.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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