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.

Filters

5 Items

per page
Set Descending Direction
  1. US Election and Political Update: Constant turmoil?
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 21 Mar 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Mark Malcomson
    With the first primaries over, the state of the presidential election is becoming clearer, and we will review the state of the race and what comes next. At the same time, both the Senate and House of Representatives have been experiencing significant turmoil, and we will look at how each of them is trying to navigate these challenging times.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £12.00
  2. Right wing extremism across Europe: a taster
    Course start date:  Tue 26 Mar 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Angelos Sepos
    In the last decade, authoritarian populism and extremism has swept much of Europe and the world. What are its roots and why does it persist? Join Dr. Angelos Sepos to begin to explore the issue.



    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
  3. A taste of politics
    Evening
    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
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  4. The Arab Spring: What happened since 2011? A taster
    Course start date:  Tue 16 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Angelos Sepos
    The 2011 Arab Spring was an unprecedented event in the history of the Arab World with much promise for the people of the region. Why has it become an Arab Winter? Join Dr. Angelos Sepos to begin to explore the issue.



    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
per page
Set Descending Direction

Can't see a course you want?

Add this category to your waiting list to set up alerts and we will update you when new courses are released online.

Add me to waiting list