8 months
15750 GBP/year
8550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Do you want to work as a civil servant, the armed forces, the legal profession, to teach in a related field or report on national news? Whatever your interest in this complex subject,  Terrorism and Security degree offered at University of Salford  will give you the opportunity to explore it in depth.

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Sitting at the top of the political agenda across the world, this is a fascinating and highly relevant field of study that offers insight into a wide-ranging cross-section of culture, politics and international relations.


Graduating from one of the few Masters degrees in the UK in terrorism and security, you’ll have plenty to talk about when it comes to interviewing for jobs in a related field.

Whether you’re interested in a role in the civil service, armed forces, intelligence agencies, police forces, private security companies, research institutions, government organisations or the media, you’ll be able to show off your ability to academically engage with important topics, and to discuss the research you’ve undertaken while completing your professional qualification.  Terrorism and Security  degree is offered at University of Salford

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Terrorism: Threat and Response
  • Terrorism in Europe since 1945
  • Contemporary Security, Intelligence and Terrorism
  • The Middle East and Terrorism
  • Strategic Security Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree (normally 2.1) in Social Sciences and Humanities such as History, Politics, English, Criminology, Sociology, and International Relations. Studies within Business, Library Science, Media Studies and Computer Science also considered.
  • An applicant with a 2:2 Honours Degree (or equivalent) may begin as a PgDip student. 
  • Applicants must have the equivalent of grade C or above, GCSE Mathematics and GCSE English.
  • Applicants are asked to submit a personal statement with their application.  A good personal statement explains why you want to do this course, why you want to do it now, and what skills you already have that will help you complete the course successfully.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15750 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15750 GBP per year during 8 months.
  • National

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP per year during 8 months.

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

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