Taught course

Terrorism, Crime and Global Security

Staffordshire University · Law, Policing and Forensics

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Entry 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.

Months of entry


Course content

Terrorism is one of the most pressing social issues of our times. On this Masters course, 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.

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.

The uniqueness of this course is that you’ll work with experts in sociology and criminology offering a critical examination of terrorism, crime, global security and the impact that tackling terrorism is having on local communities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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