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Counterterrorism Risk Management and Resilience MSc

Counterterrorism Risk Management and Resilience MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Terrorism/Security Studies Risk Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Counterterrorism, Risk Management and Resilience is a specialist course designed particularly for students working in the risk management and risk mitigation sectors. Cranfield has a long history of specialising in defence and security subjects and boasts unique facilities for teaching and research in these areas. This course brings together a distinctive mix of different subjects, providing students with the fundamental knowledge, core expertise and evidence-based methodological tools and approaches necessary to understand, analyse, prevent and mitigate terrorism.

Why this course?

The MSc Counterterrorism, Risk Management and Resilience pathway is specifically tailored for students interested in developing a career in the risk management or insurance sectors with a focus on protective security against terrorism and related threats. This pathway should appeal particularly to candidates who are either serving or recently retired from government, military or policing agencies, or those who are already in the risk management or insurance space who want to specialise in counterterrorism risk management and protective security.

Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

The aim of this module is to provide students with an evidence-based understanding of the history and modern nature of counterterrorism. The module will focus on different forms and arenas of counterterrorism and will provide a critical assessment of the effectiveness and flaws of different CT strategies and tactics. The module will also focus attention on several detailed case studies to illustrate the role and impact of counterterrorism policies and practices, and the lessons that can be learnt from them.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£10,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£20,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A first or second class honours degree or equivalent in forensic science or scientific discipline, or the professional equivalent. Students with other degrees who can show a knowledge of and interest in the scientific elements of the subject will also be considered.

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