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University of St Andrews – study the leading terrorism course. Professional development by tutored online learning

The Terrorism Studies Programme is offered by:

University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is Scotland's first university and third oldest in the UK. For almost six centuries, it has proudly upheld the tradition of academic excellence, attracting scholars of international repute and students from all over the world. Through its research centres and institutes, St Andrews has excelled in the fields of international relations and international security, earning a reputation as one of the world's leading academic institutions in the area of terrorism studies. The University of St Andrews was the first in Europe to offer a full course of study in terrorism, through the CSTPV.

Visit: www.st-andrews.ac.uk

Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV)

The Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV) was established in 1994 as a research centre within the University of St Andrews. The centre and its renowned staff regularly contribute to public commissions and projects to assess and evaluate preparedness for terrorist attacks and to identify vulnerabilities likely to be exploited by terrorists. The centre is home to the highly acclaimed quarterly journal Terrorism and Political Violence published by Informa, the Certificate and Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies, plus the MLitt in Terrorism Studies.

Visit: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~cstpv

IBC Academy manages enrolment to this course on behalf of the University of St Andrews.

Questions about the Terrorism Studies course?

T: +44 (0)20 3377 3210
T: +1 (646) 957 8929
E: info@terrorismstudies.com


"This really has been an immensely rewarding and impressive programme that will be of value to the people we look after and to our businesses which we aim to keep safe. I am really pleased that it has been successfully completed and trust that my certificate will serve as a reminder of an excellent programme of training."
Student 2012

Over 4000 participants have enrolled from 75 countries, representing

  • Armed Forces (Navy, Army, Marines, Air Force, Special Forces)
  • International Organisations (UN, NATO, INTERPOL)
  • United Nations (UN)
  • Homeland Security (DHSS) / Security Services
  • Defence Companies
  • Oil and Gas Companies
  • Prison Services
  • Researchers – Terrorism and Security
  • Border Agencies
  • Close Protection Operatives
  • Police Forces
  • Maritime / Shipping Companies
  • Coast Guards
  • Defense Forces
  • Financial Institutions / Banks
  • Embassies, High Commissions and Diplomatic Services
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
  • Airlines / Aviation Companies
  • Aviation Authorities
  • Emergency Services (Police, Fire, Rescue, Health)
  • Diploma / Postgraduate / Masters / MSc Students
  • Consultancy Companies
  • World Bank
  • Counter / Anti Terrorism Personnel
  • Airport Operators
  • Critical Infrastructure Providers
  • Governments
  • Customs Services
  • University Lecturers and Researchers
  • Security Companies

Available Start Dates

14 May 2014

14 Oct 2014

16 Feb 2015

Reference & ID Codes for Applications

  • UK MoD ELC Scheme:
  • CAGE/NCAGE Code:
  • NAICS:
    611430 & 611310
  • CCR Registered:
    DUNS 232915728

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