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Informa – Defence & Security Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies
Informa – Defence & Security

Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies

London, United Kingdom

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GBP 3,499 *

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* US$4,375 before 24th January 2020. £3,999 / US$4,999 after 24th January 2020


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Understand the threat. Reduce the risk.

Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies online course from CSTPV at the University of St Andrews

The first transnational counter-terrorism online course to provide individuals, military and police, as well as public and private sector organisations with an understanding of the latest thinking on terrorism and homeland security.

  • When: February, June, October
  • Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
  • Duration: Individual modules (4 weeks), Certificate (16 weeks), Advanced Certificate (32 weeks)
  • Ideal for: Emergency services, Military, Government, Private Businesses

Course Modules

  • Certificate: 20 Credits - 4 modules, SCQF Level 8
  • Advanced Certificate: 40 Credits - 8 modules, SCQF Level 8

Study modules individually or as part of the Certificate or Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies

NEW! The Advanced Certificate can be used as a direct route and as a condition of acceptance onto the distance learning MLitt.

The Certificate/Advanced Certificate is awarded on successful completion of all four/eight modules chosen, including online tests and tutor-marked assignments.

There is no formal final examination.

University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is Scotland's first university and third oldest in the UK. For almost six centuries, it has proudly upheld the tradition of academic excellence, attracting scholars of international repute and students from all over the world. Through its research centres and institutes, St Andrews has excelled in the fields of international relations and international security, earning a reputation as one of the world's leading academic institutions in the area of terrorism studies. The University of St Andrews was the first in Europe to offer a full course of study in terrorism, through the CSTPV.

Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV)

The Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV) was established in 1994 as a research centre within the University of St Andrews. The centre and its renowned staff regularly contribute to public commissions and projects to assess and evaluate preparedness for terrorist attacks and to identify vulnerabilities likely to be exploited by terrorists. The centre is home to the highly acclaimed quarterly journal Terrorism and Political Violence published by Informa, the Certificate and Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies, plus the MLitt in Terrorism Studies.


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