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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 thoroughly enjoyed the course, I found the Cyberterrorism module especially interesting and will be looking to further my studies in this area. I would like to thank the staff for putting together such a well structured course"
Student 2013

Over 4000 participants have enrolled from 75 countries, representing

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

Available Start Dates

16 Feb 2015

17 Jun 2015

20 Oct 2015

Reference & ID Codes for Applications

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

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