Counter-Terrorism Studies: Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / Masters

Study global security issues facing the international community by distance education with Liverpool John Moores UniversityThe programme is designed to explore terrorism and political violence as perpetrated by both state and non-state actors. Designed to investigate the growth of the phenomena, its political context and most importantly, to provide a thorough examination of the counter-terrorism measures. The programme assesses terrorism events and issues of the 20th and 21st centuries and analyses the increasing ‘securitisation’ of social life. It connects the conceptual basis of academic study to practical issues facing the international community and considers emerging terrorism threats and issues pertaining to counter-terrorism, law enforcement, government agencies and the private sector.

Course syllabus:

  1. Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

  2. Intelligence Analysis

  3. Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security

  4. Community Policing Responses to Violent Extremism Leading to Terrorism

  5. Military and Security Responses to Terrorism

  6. Financing of Terrorism

  7. Counter-Terrorism Studies Dissertation