Taught course

Terrorism Studies and Political Violence

University of St Andrews · School of International Relations

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 Honours degree in political science, international relations, social sciences or other relevant disciplines. If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

The MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence seeks to develop in students a critical understanding of the concept of terrorism and political violence within the context of a multidisciplinary approach to security studies.

Terrorism and Political Violence is also offered as a part-time distance learning programme.

The MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence is a taught postgraduate programme run by the School of International Relations.

Study in Terrorism and Political Violence examines selected approaches to knowledge generation around terrorism and counterterrorism and considers the development of new responses to terrorism and political violence.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MLitt
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

This postgraduate programme is available on a full-time (1 year) or part-time distance learning (3 years - 5 years) basis.See distance learning option for more information.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Secretary
+44 (0) 1334 46 1940