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Terrorism and Security MA/PgDip

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Terrorism/Security Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This exciting and unique course gives you the opportunity to study issues in depth, in a dynamic and stimulating academic environment. During your time with us, you will examine a wide range of topics in depth, including terrorist groups and their strategies and counter-terrorism policies in the US, UK, Europe and the Middle East. You will also have the opportunity to examine the place of terrorism in relation to other threats to security, and the place of counter-terrorism strategies in relation to other state-led efforts to achieve and maintain security. The professional relevance and topicality of this course will make it attractive to those considering or currently engaged in careers in the civil service, the armed forces, research and teaching, international or non-governmental organisations, and the media. The course also provides excellent foundations for those who wish to pursue a PhD.

Graduates from this course follow a range of careers in the civil service, the armed forces, intelligence agencies, consultancies, international or non-governmental organisations, think tanks and research institutions and the media. You will develop a wide range of skills on the course (writing skills, communication skills, presentation skills, and analytical skills) that are transferable to a variety of careers. This means that you can follow a range of careers in the civil service, the armed forces, international or non-governmental organisations, think tanks and research institutions, and the media. Students will also achieve Post graduate diploma (eight months full-time or one year and eight months part-time or two years Distance Learning) in this course.

Different course options

Full time | University of Salford | 1 year | FEB-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

FEB-20

Modules

On this module, you will be provided with a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the issues raised by recent and current practices in security, intelligence, terrorism and counter-terrorism. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of research and analytical techniques applicable to the examination current conceptual and practical developments in security, intelligence, terrorism and counter-terrorism.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,776

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,310

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree in Politics, History, Sociology, Criminology or related social science and humanities subject. We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

University information

The University of Salford’s campus is based across three sites, with Peel Park within walking distance of Manchester. More than 3,000 postgraduate students study taught and research degrees each year, contributing to some of Salford’s nationally and internationally-recognised research projects. There are four academic schools at the University of Salford: School of Arts and Media School of Health and Society Salford Business...more