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Below you will find a list of Security & Terrorism Courses and Degrees which all come highly recommended. These will take you direct to the Company or College/University that provides the training.




The world-leading online Certificate in Terrorism Studies Course

from the University of St Andrews

Established in September 2006, in partnership with Informa, the Certificate in Terrorism Studies from CSTPV at the University of St Andrews was the first transnational counter terrorism online course to provide individuals, military, and police, as well as public and private sector organisations with an understanding of the latest thinking on terrorism and homeland security.

Today the course is recognised as the world leader in terrroism studies and is undertaken by many individuals and organisations as part of their terrorism awareness training or as part of counter terrorism training.

Successful completion of the course results in the award of an internationally recognised Certificate in Terrorism Studies from the University of St Andrews.


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Module A

Key Issues in International Terrorism

Forming the core of the Certificate in Terrorism Studies, this module examines the fundamental issues behind terrorism and the current responses to this threat. It begins with an overview of the rise of modern terrorism and analyses the world's major active terrorist groups. This module teaches participants to analyse the wider consequences of terrorism for individual nations, as well as the broader international community and the threat posed. Participants will learn to critically examine:

The impact and effectiveness of terrorism as a political weapon

Reponses to terrorism: the international community, the democratic dilemma, and crisis and consequences management

Effective counter-terrorism: tools and strategies

US policy and lessons learned from military deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq

Emerging threats: CBRN, terrorism and organised crime, cyber-terrorism

Case studies of attacks illustrating current trend


Elective Modules



• Terrorist Ideologies, Aims, Beliefs and Motivations



• Terrorist Modus Operandi



• International Policing Policy



• Introduction to Aviation Terrorism and Security



• Introduction to Maritime Terrorism and Security




The course is undertaken by participants from:


Emergency Services:

Police Fire and Rescue Services Ambulance Services Homeland Security

Incident Response Teams


Navy Air Force Army Special Forces


Policymakers Diplomatic Missions Civil Services • Border Security Local Authorities Courts Services Prisons/Offender /

Management Services Resilience Forums Intelligence Agencies Emergency Response Planners

Business Communities:

Transport Companies Communications Providers Utility Suppliers Finance Houses Private Security Contractors Aviation

Companies Shipping and Port Industry Security Co-ordinators Civil Responders • Hotel and Restaurant Managers Business Continuity

How will you benefit?

Participants receive a sophisticated introduction to the fundamental issues behind terrorism as well as the motivations, methodology and modus operandi of the various strains of terrorism in the world today. You will widen and deepen your knowledge of some of the most relevant subjects in today's international environment, receiving a solid grounding in the causes, consequences and responses to terrorism. By successfully completing the course you are awarded an internationally recognised certificate, signifying your achievement in acquiring advanced knowledge in the subject as well as demonstrating your proactive involvement in supporting your role and your career progression.



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