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Terrorism Studies: Certificate/Advanced Certificate/Individual Modules

Study the world leading qualification in counter-terrorism

Starts 16 Oct 2018

Online Learning

We are proud to announce that KNect365 Learning and the University of St Andrews have been shortlisted for the Learning Technologies Awards in the best online distance learning programme for the Terrorism Studies Certificate.

The Awards, now in their third year, celebrate e-learning success internationally. This year the awards received a record number of submission from over 20 countries. After being judged by an independent panel, the winners will be announced at a gala evening on Wednesday 21 November 2018 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London.


A vision for security professionals

The late Emeritus Professor Paul Wilkinson established the pioneering programme back in 2009 as a keen supporter of education for those working in the field of terrorism.

At the time, there weren’t any formal education courses specifically aimed at counter-terrorism. He had a vision to offer a course which allowed terrorism and security professionals to be formally recognised for their knowledge by studying while in active duty.


Today’s industry standard globally

As technology, globalisation, and population migration increases, terrorism increases and morphs alongside. Counter-terrorism professionals have an obligation to stay one step ahead to decrease these statistics and regain control.

In partnership with University of St Andrews, we have supported over 4,700 students so far to learn on the go through our responsive platform, wherever they are in the world.

The course also offers:

  • A free academic writing skills course, so students know what is expected at this level
  • A forum for discussions and debates around the topics of the course, with participants from over 130 countries
  • The opportunity to continue studying the Advanced Certificate, which we introduced in 2013 due to growing interest and developments in the sector.