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Terrorism, Crime and Global Security, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 13 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Terrorism is one of the most pressing social issues of our times. On this Terrorism, Crime and Global Security course at Staffordshire University, you’ll debate issues relating to terrorism, extremism, and radicalisation and the impact on society. You’ll investigate terror threats and how counter-terrorism policies affect local communities.   
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Overview

You’ll apply theory and a critical approach to understanding terrorism: historical dimensions, its changing forms and the meaning of terrorism in 21st century. 

This course offers valuable insight for a range of careers concerned with crime prevention, counter terrorism, community support and shaping policy. You’ll enhance your knowledge and career prospects through this qualification.

This course can be taken part-time over three years. You’ll take one module per semester and a final year dissertation. 

We offer face-to-face teaching with virtual learning, allowing you to fit your studies around work and personal commitments.

Career opportunities

On completion of the Terrorism, Crime and Global Security course at Staffordshire University you’ll be equipped to work in a wide range of roles, including:

  • Crime prevention
  • Counter Terrorism
  • Community support
  • Intelligence
  • Military
  • Policing
  • Policy 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Counter-terrorism in the UK 'war on terror'- a battle for hearts and minds
  • Postgraduate dissertation
  • Terrorism in the 21st Century
  • Terrorism: theories, concepts and research methods
  • Human security
  • Russian foreign and security policy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 13 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • You’ll normally be expected to hold a relevant honours degree with at least a 2:1 from a recognised university or body.   
  • If you have an undergraduate degree in Sociology, Criminology or a related discipline you will be eligible to apply for this course. 
  • A 2:2 degree, or professional qualifications and/or appropriate experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7850 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7850 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
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Part time: 

UK/EU and Non-EU: £2,610 per year

Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

  • 550 - 850 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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