University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire


This programme is designed using a practice-informed perspective and delivered by expert practitioners with extensive experience; you will develop an in-depth understanding of legislation, policy and the latest methods used to deal with the changing face of violent extremism in the UK and internationally, enabling you to enhance your career prospects. You will be taught using a combination of lectures, interactive seminars and self-directed study to develop theoretical knowledge and practical application of the key aspects of counter terrorism.

Entry requirements

An honours degree at level 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualifications and experience; applications welcome from individuals with non-standard qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to terrorism; policing terrorism; terrorist targets and tactics; religion and radicalisation: internationalisation of terrorism; investigating terrorism; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed through coursework, workshops and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 9,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

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