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Terrorism and Political Violence - Distance Learning

University of St Andrews

36 months
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4040 GBP/module
2000 GBP/module
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About

The Distance Learning MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence - Distance Learning at the University of St Andrews is a part-time online course that seeks to develop in students a critical understanding of the concept of terrorism and political violence within the context of a multidisciplinary approach to security studies.

Overview

The Distance Learning MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence - Distance Learning at the University of St Andrews is a part-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of International Relations.

Highlights

  • Study in Terrorism and Political Violence examines selected approaches to knowledge generation around terrorism and counterterrorism and considers the development of new responses to terrorism and political violence.
  • The programme utilises both e-learning technologies as well as traditional teaching methods.

Teaching format

The course is delivered via mixed mode teaching involving online tutorials alongside e-lectures.

Students will take four taught modules followed by a year-long research period culminating in the submission of a 15,000-word dissertation for the award of MLitt. Assessment comprises coursework including essays and projects.

Students who wish to exit the programme with a PGDip in Terrorism and Political Violence will not be required to undertake the dissertation element.

Careers

Students who graduate from the MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence go on to work in various professional fields including law, policy research and consultancy, non-governmental organisations, charities, international organisations, civil service and publishing.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Distance Learning Electives
  • Fundamental Issues and Structures of Terrorism
  • Research Methods
  • State Responses to Terrorism

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good 2.1 Honours degree in political science, international relations, social sciences or other relevant discipline.
  • CV or résumé. This should include your personal details with a history of your education and employment to date
  • personal statement explaining how this programme will enhance your professional development (1,000 words)
  • sample of previous academic written work or a piece on "Terrorism is a written term" (2,000 words)
  • a note confirming you have access to a PC or laptop and an internet connection
  • two original signed academic or professional references
  • academic transcripts and degree certificates
  • evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4040 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4040 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • National

    2000 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • UK and EU: £3,820 MLitt dissertation module.
  • Overseas: £7,690 MLitt dissertation module.

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