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Terrorism and Political Violence - Distance Learning

University of St Andrews

M.Litt. Online
36 months
Duration
3850 GBP/module
1900 GBP/module
Unknown
Tuition fee
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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

Language

English

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

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

  • International

    3850 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3850 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1900 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1900 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • UK and EU: £3,820 MLitt dissertation module.
  • Overseas: £7,690 MLitt dissertation module.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Terrorism and Political Violence - Distance Learning
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University of St Andrews

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