Royal Holloway, University of London: Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies

InstitutionRoyal Holloway, University of London View institution profile
Department Law
Web https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/
Email Study@RoyalHolloway.ac.uk
Telephone 01784 414944
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme is aimed at students who wish to get an interdisciplinary understanding of individual and organisational involvement in terrorism, coupled with an understanding of national and international approaches to counter-terrorism and countering violent extremism (CVE).

This programme is ideal for students wishing to develop a research career in terrorism and counter-terrorism studies, or who are working in, or wish to work in, the security or policy sectors.

Alongside the formal lectures and seminars, you will hear from guest speakers from the research community, as well as the private and public sector.

The interdisciplinary nature of this programme draws on the interlinks between criminology, law, psychology, international relations, and sociology.

- Focus on the theory and practice of terrorism and counter-terrorism and hear from practitioners working in the field.

- Develop a critical understanding of counter-terrorism in England and Wales.

- Examine counter-terrorism work in context of the wider criminal justice system and consider the role of human rights.

MSc

Royal Holloway, University of London

 

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About Royal Holloway
Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 25 universities in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2019) and the top 300 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018-2019). Through world-class research that expands minds and changes lives, the dedication of our teachers and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally.

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