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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


"I found the course excellent and have recommended it to a lot of my friends and colleagues who also work in hostile environments and would definitely find it beneficial"
James Clapson
PSD Team LeaderTA'AZ Security Group

Over 4500 participants have enrolled from 75 countries, representing

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

Available Start Dates

17 Jun 2015

20 Oct 2015

15 Feb 2016

Reference & ID Codes for Applications

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

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