Violence, Terrorism & Security

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Violence, Terrorism & Security
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 33645 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PgDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Expand+1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.

Teaching Times
Morning / Afternoon / Evening

Learning and Teaching
Each module usually consists of 2-4 contact teaching hours per week, depending on the module. Most study, however, consists of independe...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entrance requirements
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a Social Sciences, Humanities or Arts subject OR a 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptabl...

Number of Places 25

Expand+World Class Facilities
•Outstanding campus facilities and student support and guidance. You will be a member of the brand new Graduate School which is ranked 1st out of 159 universities worldwide.

Internationally Renowned Experts
•Our teachi...

Course Content

Expand+The study of Violence, Terrorism and Security has long been an important arena of academic research and debate. The rise of groups like ISIS in Iraq and Syria and the legacies of 9/11 and al-Qaeda has now brought the subject to the forefront of acade...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Core modules are so students acquire foundational knowledge and understanding in this field, students will take four core modules covering the theories, debates, and issues in the study of political violence, conflict, terrorism and security.


Assessment Method

Policy reports

Assessment and Feedback are continuous throughout the course of study.

Students are provided a range of assessment approaches, both formal and informal as well as formative and summative, in o...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+ Moving from a PgDip to an MA: Students who are registered on the PgDip are invited to register and complete the MA upon successful completion of the six core taught modules/classes.

Industry Links
•It is anticipated that internship opportunit...

Further Enquiries Dr Andrew Thomson
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics - Lecturer
Politics and International Studies
The Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 2526
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