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Counterterrorism

Cranfield University

Master
11 months
Duration
20000 GBP/full
10000 GBP/full
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

This new MSc Counterterrorism at Cranfield University addresses those needs drawing on Cranfield’s expert staff and unique facilities to offer students an exceptional and cutting edge programme in this critical area. 

Overview

Never before in history have the issues of what causes terrorism, how to combat it, and how to assess and manage the risks associated with it, attracted such wide international attention and controversy. The need for accessible, comprehensive and reliable research and education on terrorism and counterterrorism remains profound. 

Keeping our courses up-to-date and current requires constant innovation and change. The modules we offer reflect the needs of business and industry and the research interests of our staff and, as a result, may change or be withdrawn due to research developments, legislation changes or for a variety of other reasons. Changes may also be designed to improve the student learning experience or to respond to feedback from students, external examiners, accreditation bodies and industrial advisory panels.

Career

We have entered an era where society faces critical issues in relation to terrorism and the fight against terrorism. The MSc Counterterrorism at Cranfield University provides a rigorous, evidence-based qualification which will assist graduates to start careers in a wide variety of fields, including those related to security, policing, military, government policy, and international work. Beyond this, the MSc will help assist the careers of graduates who are already working in these and related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Counterterrorism
  • Research Project - Counter-Terrorism
  • Strategies, Ideologies and Tactics of Terrorism
  • Understanding Terrorism & Counter-terrorism
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Terrorism

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 11 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place. 

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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 first or second class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline (e.g. criminology, law, politics, psychology, forensic science, etc.) or the professional equivalent. Students with other degrees who can show a knowledge of and interest in the elements of the subject will also be considered

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 11 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 11 months.

EU:

  • PgDip Full-time: £8,000
  • PgCert Full-time: £5,000

International:

  • PgDip Full-time: £16,200
  • PgCert Full-time: £8,100

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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