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Starting 15 June 2021
Delivered by digital learning
Starting 15 June 2021

Delivered by digital learning

Study the characteristics of terrorism, terrorist tactics and counter-terrorism

From the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV) at the University of St Andrews



We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements. Contact James Cullen or call +44 (0) 78 1857 3276

Terrorism Studies

Core Modules
Core Modules
  • Key Issues in Terrorism and Political Violence
  • Terrorist Ideologies, Aims, Beliefs, and Motivations
  • Terrorist Weapons & Tactics
  • International Policing Policy
  • Aviation Terrorism & Security
  • Maritime Terrorism Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Terrorism, Cyber Threats and the Internet
  • Radicalisation, Counter-radicalisation and Deradicalisation
  • Terrorism and Human Rights
  • Homeland Security
  • Intelligence
  • The Psychology of Terrorism
  • Personnel and Personal Security
  • Terrorist Financing
  • NEW: Women in Terrorism and Counterterrorism
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Award & Accreditation
Award & Accreditation
  • Successful completion of the Certificate/Advanced Certificate leads to a certificate of professional development from the University of St Andrews.

  • Completion of 4 online modules leads to the award of the Certificate in Terrorism Studies, SCQF Level 8 and 20 credits.

  • Completion of 8 online modules leads to the award of the Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies, SCQF Level 8 and 40 credits.

  • Individual modules do not carry an accreditation.

Successful recipients of the Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies are eligible to apply for the MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence (distance learning) at the University of St Andrews.

How you'll learn
How you'll learn

The Certificate/Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies is recognised globally and delivers excellence via accessible e-learning, and can be studied from anywhere – all you need is a reliable internet connection!

This course enables you to learn while you work, applying your knowledge to your day-to-day responsibilities straight away.

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Your Digital Badge!
Your Digital Badge!

You can now have a digital version of your Certification!

Powered by Credly, your Digital Badge is an online version of your credentials that contains a description of your Award, Demonstrated Skills and what it took to obtain your Certificate qualification.

Also, your Digital Badge allows you to get labor market insights data including job openings, salary ranges and selected top employers, and you can display the badge in your email signature, electronic copies of your resume and on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!

Digital Badge

Empowering you to achieve your goals from anywhere in the world!

Looking for a world renowned Digital Learning programme? 

Boost your CV or gain a qualification in the Legal, Finance, Security, Terrorism or Maritime sectors with one of our Academic Programmes - 100% Online!

Why choose Informa Connect

  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of how, where and when to study, at a pace that's right for you
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge