Short Professional Diploma in International Relations


The British Academy for Training and Development offers a short professional diploma in international relations, where this program is interested in studying multidisciplinary research, which includes the fields of economics, history, and political science, in order to study topics related to contemporary issues such as global poverty, human rights, environment and others, through which We discuss issues of public policy problems, anticipate what can happen in this context, and develop appropriate solutions to them. For example, economic integration, unprecedented threats to peace and security issues, and a global focus on human rights and environmental protection issues, all these issues led to the development and complexity of international relations in the twenty-first century. International relations seek to understand the origins of war and establish peace, in addition to studying the nature of power and governance in the global system. , and understanding the changing nature of the actors involved in international decision-making. The study of international relations is based mainly on the nature of the work and objectives of the organization, as some institutions work on studying the psychological and psychosocial thinking caused by the actions of external political decision-makers, while other institutions focus on the processes policy through which the goals and behaviors of states are contributed.

Objectives and target group

Who should attend? 

  • Senior administrations and leaders in countries.
  • All those interested in political aspects and its parts.
    Workers in centers specialized in scientific research and studies.
  • Workers in the political and diplomatic field within governments, parties, parliaments and embassies.
  • Cadres, leaders and elements of political parties.
  • Leaders working in government institutions and NGOs.
  • Graduates of the Faculty of Political Science, Economics and History.
  • All who wish to switch from their current professional path and enter the Department of Political Science.

How attendees will benefit? 

After completion of the course, delegates will be able to: 

  • Understand the different theories of international relations.
  • Engage with different types of actors that interact in a world jigsaw.
  • Know all political, economic and social aspects at the global level.
  • Define frameworks for international relations analysis.
  • Know how the international community is defined and the types of forces and actors that constitute it.
  • Know the ins and outs of foreign policy, and the agents responsible for its implementation.
  • Recognize the characteristics of the diplomatic function.
  • Know the characteristics and techniques of diplomatic negotiation in order to achieve the expected goals.
  • Understand the different forms of diplomacy that are offered today.
  • Familiar with the consular post and the characteristics that accompany it.

Course Content

  • International Relations
  • Aspects of political and diplomatic work
  • Foreign policy theories
  • The art of contemporary diplomacy
  • Comparative Politics
  • General foreign policy of the parties
  • The art of negotiation and how to resolve conflicts
  • International Relations Theory.
  • Effective international actors and their classification.
  • Collaborative and conflict relations.
  • Framework of analysis of international relations.
    International relations and foreign policy of the state.
  • Diplomatic job
  • Diplomatic relations and how they were established
  • Security of diplomatic missions.
  • The nature and function of diplomacy.
  • International relations organs and diplomatic missions chapters.
  • Diplomatic or political media
  • Media and mass communication in diplomacy
  • Diplomatic media: (negotiation, good offices, mediation, research, conciliation, parallel diplomacy)
  • Stages of the crisis.
  • Civil diplomacy or multi-track diplomacy.
  • Public diplomacy and the media.
    Consular function
  • The nature of the consular function
  • Establishment of consular relations
  • Consular body.
  • Honorary Consular Officers

Course Date





Course Cost

Note / Price varies according to the selected city

Members NO. : 1
£3800 / Member

Members NO. : 2 - 3
£3040 / Member

Members NO. : + 3
£2356 / Member

Related Course


Factors Affecting International Relations





£3800 £3800