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Terrorism and Security

This course will allow students to examine a wide range of topics including terrorist groups and their strategies and counter-terrorism policies in the US, UK, EU, Israel and Arab world. Students can also choose from optional modules on subjects including security studies, intelligence, terrorism in Europe since 1945, and terrorism in the Middle East.

Entry requirements

A degree, grade 2.1 or above, in politics, history, sociology, criminology or a related social science and humanities subject. Applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully are welcomed.

Course modules

Modules include: Terrorism; threat and response; terrorism in Europe since 1945; the Middle East and terrorism: security networks; intelligence and internal security; the secret state: domestic security in Britain, 1883-2012; international criminal justice; issues in intelligence; dissertation; terrorism and security practicum.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through 2 essays per module each weighted at 50 per cent of the overall mark for the module. After the successful completion of 140 credits (4 modules) students proceed to the 14,000 word dissertation (60 credits).

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,310 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,310 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (England) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,000 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 3 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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