Politics, Economics & Current Affairs

Courses Online & In London

Our politics and current affairs courses will help you understand the changing world around us: 

- Want to get to grips with the issues dominating today’s headlines or develop your understanding of different political systems?

- Keen to discuss fake news and propaganda or eager to use key concepts to analyse politics?  

- Eager to make sense of politics in the US, the EU, the emerging BRICS powers (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)? Want to learn more about global issues such as conflict and migration? 

Our politics and current affairs courses, whether short or long, in the classroom or online, offer something for everyone. 

If interested in our advanced politics course, please contact politics coordinator Martin Jorgensen at Martin.jorgensen@citylit.ac.uk

 

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of long and short courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, we've got the class for you. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

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  1. The West and the Multipolar World Order since 1989: a taster
    Course start date:  Wed 13 Dec 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Angelos Sepos
    The abrupt end of bi-polarity in 1989 and the advent of US unipolarity has now been replaced by a volatile multipolar world order. What does this mean for the West? Join Dr. Angelos Sepos to begin to get a sense of these global changes.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £8.00 Concession £7.00
  2. Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £155.00
  3. The West Since 1989: Navigating the Multipolar World Order
    Course start date:  Wed 17 Jan 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Angelos Sepos
    The abrupt end of bi-polarity in 1989 and the advent of US unipolarity has now been replaced by a volatile multipolar world order. What does this mean for the West?



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £58.00
  4. Contemporary Middle-Eastern politics
    Course start date:  Wed 31 Jan 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Nomaan Hanif
    The Middle East remains the global hotbed of conflict and instability where religion still plays a dominant role in the life and politics of society. This course will aim through a combination of teaching and participant discussion to not only provide a historical perspective but to connect, evaluate and understand contemporary politics and events in the region. Tutor: Noman Hanif.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00
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  5. The War in Ukraine
    Course start date:  Wed 21 Feb 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Angelos Sepos
    Want to get beyond headlines? Join Dr. Sepos to examine the causes and dynamics of the war in Ukraine by focusing on the role of US, EU and NATO, Putin’s Russia, and the international politico-economic system.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  6. A taste of politics
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    Course start date:  Wed 10 Apr 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Martin Jorgensen
    Borders, conflicts, citizenship, elections, activism and global politics. We see these topics on the news every day. Some seem connected, others less so. Join our politics taster to get perspective and an overview of our politics courses.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
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  7. Populism
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 1 May 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Francesca Granelli
    Populims nad radicalism is challening how politics looks and works in many places around the world. Join Dr. Granelli to learn more!



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £58.00
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