Security and Terrorism - PDip, MA

Security and Terrorism is a unique programme of research-led teaching in which you investigate the most pressing problems in international terrorism.The programme is designed to explore terrorism and political violence as perpetrated by both state and non-state actors. You analyse the implications of international terrorism for the security of individuals, societies, states and the international system, along with the measures taken by states to deter political violence. Teaching in the programme is offered by world-leading specialists in traditional and critical approaches to the study of terrorism and its implications. The programme equips you with a range of research-based and more practical skills, and offers a springboard for careers in government, international organisations, journalism, the security sector and advocacy groups. It also gives you the resources to go onto further study in the field.

Course syllabus:

  1. Philosophy & Methodology of Politics and International Relations

  2. Security in a Changing World

  3. Terrorism and Crimes of the State

  4. Resistance in Practice

  5. States, Nations and Democracy

  6. Philosophy & Methodology of Politics and International Relations

  7. Security in a Changing World

  8. Terrorism and Crimes of the State

  9. Resistance in Practice

  10. States, Nations and Democracy