Taught course

Terrorism and Security

University of Salford · School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

A good honours degree in Politics, History, Sociology, Criminology or related social science and humanities subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Terrorism and security issues are at the top of the political agenda in many countries. This exciting and unique course gives you the opportunity to study these issues in depth, in a dynamic and stimulating academic environment.

During your time with us, you will examine a wide range of topics in depth, including terrorist groups and their strategies and counter-terrorism policies in the US, UK, Europe and the Middle East. You will also have the opportunity to examine the place of terrorism in relation to other threats to security, and the place of counter-terrorism strategies in relation to other state-led efforts to achieve and maintain security.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months
part time
36 months
full time
12 months


full time
8 months
distance learning
24 months
part time
20 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 161 295 4545