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MA Terrorism, Security and Radical Right Extremism

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Full time | Kensington Campus | 1 year | JAN-23

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Terrorism/Security Studies Security

Course type


Course Summary

Programme Information

The MA in Terrorism, Security and Radical Right Extremism, in association with The Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR), provides a combination of practical and theoretical skills in a highly topical sub-discipline of International Relations, as well as incorporating History, Political Science and Criminology.

Through this programme you will:

  • Learn from experts in radical right extremism, global security and strategy who have published extensive research in respected political and historical journals
  • Gain a deep insight into global terrorism and security at a time of great change and uncertainty
  • Study modules dealing with various aspects of terrorism, counter-terrorism and security strategies

Career Paths

This degree will enable students to move into roles which require articulate, clear thinking individuals with a grasp of contemporary events, including government, international organisations, international business, non-governmental organisations, social movements, finance, civil society, public affairs and the media, as well as to doctoral research.

If students wish to specialise, the programme is also designed to facilitate career progression in the field of the radical right and of political extremism, such as counter-terrorism.

Career Support

We offer support and advice through our Careers and Internships Office that will assist and guide you in your student choices to make sure you stand out from the crowd when you graduate.


Extended Dissertation Research Project
Internship with Dissertation Research Project
Countering Extremism, Terrorism and Hate Crime
Contemporary Radical Right Politics and Parties
Security and Insecurities: Bodies, Identities, Images
Evolutions in Far Right Ideology
Insurgency, Civil War and Terrorism
Research Methodology

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Students need to have: UK first Degree minimum second class honours (2.2); US Degree with a minimum CGPA of between 2.5 and 3.0 or international equivalent; Academic Interview.