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Terrorism and Political Violence – online or in Singapore (MLitt)

University of St Andrews

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  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

The distance learning MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence is a part-time online course that 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.

Course information

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

Highlights

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.
The programme utilises both e-learning technologies as well as traditional teaching methods.

Teaching format

The course is delivered through mixed-mode teaching, which involves online tutorials alongside e-lectures.

Students will take four taught modules followed by a year-long research period finishing in the submission of a 15,000-word dissertation for the award of MLitt. Assessment comprises coursework including essays and projects.

Students who wish to exit the programme with a PGDip in Terrorism and Political Violence will not be required to undertake the dissertation element.

Careers

Students who graduate from the MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence go on to work in various professional fields including:

  • law
  • policy research and consultancy
  • non-governmental organisations
  • charities
  • international organisations
  • civil service
  • publishing.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.

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University information

University of St Andrews

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  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

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    218 100%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    85 85%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    4.23 85%

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    219 100%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    72 72%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

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