Terrorism Studies, Certificate | Part time online | University of St Andrews | United Kingdom
4 months
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About

Terrorism Studies from the University of St Andrews was the first international e-learning course to provide individuals, military and police, as well as public and private sector organisations, with an understanding of the latest scholarship and thinking on terrorism.

Overview

Explores the concept of terrorism, the types of terrorism and prominent terrorist groups, before evaluating the international measures to curb terrorism and exploring the role of business and media sectors in countering terrorist activities, while examining emerging trends in terrorism.

Course Content

Participants in the Terrorism Studies from the University of St Andrews critically examine:

  • The features of terrorism and the different types of terrorists.
  • The impact and effectiveness of terrorism as a political weapon
  • Responses to terrorism: the international community, the democratic dilemma, and crisis and consequences management
  • The background and characteristics of Al Qaeda, its offshoots and other jihadist groups including IS
  • The threat to the international community and key features of effective international response
  • Requirements from the public, media and private sector in effectively countering terrorist threats
  • Emerging trends in terrorism post the 9/11 attack on the US

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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Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2499 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2499 GBP for the full programme during 4 months.
  • National

    2499 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2499 GBP for the full programme during 4 months.

Book on or before 12th of April

  • Certificate in Terrorism Studies (four modules of study including compulsory module) £2,199 / US$2,750
  •  Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies (eight modules of study including compulsory module) £3,799 / US$4,750
  • Individual Modules (stand alone or in addition to the four for the Certificate) £649 / US$815 
  • Upgrade (Upgrade your current modules or Certificate in Terrorism Studies to gain the Advanced Certificate) £2,199 / US$2,750
Book after 12th of April 
  • Certificate in Terrorism Studies( four modules of study including compulsory module ) £2,499 / US$3,125
  •  Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies (eight modules of study including compulsory module) £4,299 / US$5,375
  • Individual Modules (stand alone or in addition to the four for the Certificate)£749 / US$940 
  • Upgrade (Upgrade your current modules or Certificate in Terrorism Studies to gain the Advanced Certificate) £2,499 / US$3,125

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