Terrorism studies :

Time to think about terrorism – join February intake
Murray McArthur
Wed 12/14/2016 9:15 AM


Terrorism Studies 2017

We live in challenging times with many threats to our way of life.  If you’re interested in understanding the background to terrorism or involved in countering the causes or dangers of terrorism, the Certificate and Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies delivers the critical theory and knowledge to assist individuals and organisations meet the challenges of the evolving terrorist threat.

This is your chance to study with the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews – the UK’s and Europe’s oldest specialist centre for researching and educating about terrorism.

Over 4500
Professionals have studied this course
  Emergency Services, Military, Government, Private Business   An alumni of
over 75

With a flexible choice of 17 modules, you can choose to study for a Certificate, Advanced Certificate or just individual modules. The course will develop your understanding of terrorism, the causes and ideologies behind today’s terrorists, and many of the issues and arguments around it, plus approaches to counter the threat.

Modules available:

  • Key Issues in International Terrorism
  • Terrorist Ideologies, Aims, Beliefs & Motivations
  • Terrorist Modus Operandi
  • International Policing Policy
  • Aviation Terrorism & Security
  • Maritime Terrorism & Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Radicalisation, Counter-radicalisation and De-radicalisation
  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN) Weapons in Terrorism
  • Terrorism & Human Rights
  • Homeland Security
  • Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) Threats and Countermeasures
  • Intelligence
  • The Psychology of Terrorism
  • Personnel and Personal Security
  • NEW Module for 2017: Terrorist Financing
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SPECIAL OFFER: Taster Module
Try out the course with the Key Issues in International Terrorism module as a taster for a bargain fee. You can try out the full module for £150 / US $210 instead of the standard £549 / US $770.

You then have an option to upgrade to a Certificate level by studying 3 extra modules of your choice. You can only access this offer via this special link and start studying as soon as the fee is received.

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2 replies

  1. Sorry for my ‘sense of humor’ .: but I think Usama bin Laden should receive the Nobel Prize in Economics, even ‘post-posthumously’. Do you know of any one that created that many jobs world-wide?

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