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Terrorism Studies

University of St Andrews

699 GBP/full
699 GBP/full
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Understanding Terrorism is key; whether it be to governments, transport networks, first responders, private organisations or to the public - it involves knowing who is involved, how and why they act and their capacity to inflict harm. Join the Terrorism Studies course at University of St Andrews.


Terrorism Studies at University of St Andrews is 100% online and it aims to provide knowledge that is so essential to understanding and ultimately responding to terrorism and political violence. Discover how and why terrorists plot against civilians, governments, corporations, commercial operations, transport or IT networks and get ready to make an unmistakable difference to an organisation’s security strategies.

The course is undertaken by professionals from all walks of life, including:

  • Emergency Services
  • Military
  • Governments
  • Business Communities


This is a University of St Andrews programme and qualification, jointly developed by the University and Informa Connect, and assessed and quality assured by the University of St Andrews.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Key Issues in Terrorism and Political Violence
  • Terrorist Ideologies, Aims, Beliefs, and Motivations
  • Terrorist Weapons & Tactics
  • International Policing Policy
  • Aviation Terrorism & Security
  • Maritime Terrorism Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Terrorism, Cyber Threats and the Internet
  • Radicalisation, Counter-radicalisation and Deradicalisation

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

There are no formal entry prerequisites for this course, although students must have an adequate command of English in order to meet the demands of study. You must also have regular and reliable access to the internet for the duration of the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    699 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 699 GBP for the full programme
  • EU/EEA

    699 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 699 GBP for the full programme
  • Book after 21st January 2021: £2,299 / US$2,989


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