11 months
20000 GBP/full
10000 GBP/full
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The MSc Counterterrorism Risk Management and Resilience is a specialist course designed particularly for those working in the risk management and risk mitigation sectors. Cranfield University has a long history of specialising in defence and security subjects and boasts unique facilities for teaching and research in these areas.

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Key facts

This course brings together a distinctive mix of different subjects, providing students with the fundamental knowledge, core expertise and evidence-based methodological tools and approaches necessary to understand, analyse, prevent and mitigate terrorism.

Some of this Counterterrorism Risk Management and Resilience will be delivered at Cranfield University at Shrivenham located on the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. Security clearance will be required as part of the application process. Please refer to our entry requirements section for more details, or see further about security clearance for Cranfield at Shrivenham. 

Programme Structure

  • By written and practical examinations, continuous assessment, project presentation and oral exam

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 11 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

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.
  • All applicants to courses that are wholly or partially delivered at the UK Defence Academy in Shrivenham, which is a Ministry of Defence (MOD) site require security clearance in order to attend the site. As one of the core modules of the MSc in Counter Terrorism Risk Management and Resilience is delivered at the UK Defence Academy security clearance will be required in order to register for this course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP for the full programme during 11 months.
  • National

    10000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP for the full programme during 11 months.


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