Postgraduate; leading to a Master of Letters (MLitt)
- Start date: 9 September 2019
- End date: varies depending on how long you take to complete the course.
If you started this programme in 2018, you can find information about 2018 entry on the 2018 Terrorism and Political Violence – Distance Learning page. Information about all programmes from previous years of entry can be found in the archive.
Minimum three years part time; maximum five years part time
Students are required to have at least one of the following qualifications for entry to the programme:
- A good 2.1 Honours degree in political science, international relations, social sciences or other relevant discipline.
- A good 2.1 Honours degree in any other discipline; successful applicants from other disciplines will likely receive a conditional offer should they be unable to provide evidence of relevant professional experience or prior knowledge.
- Significant professional or other relevant experience alongside evidence of prior alternative learning such as professional qualifications or certifications.
If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements. Students will also need English language proficiency; see English language tests and qualifications.
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
UK and EU: £1,815 per module, £3,620 MLitt dissertation module.
Overseas: £3,665 per module, £7,330 MLitt dissertation module.
30 June 2019. Applicants should apply as early as possible to be eligible for certain scholarships and for international visa purposes.
- CV or résumé. This should include your personal details with a history of your education and employment to date
- personal statement explaining how this programme will enhance your professional development (1,000 words)
- sample of previous academic written work or a piece on "Terrorism is a written term" (2,000 words)
- a note confirming you have access to a PC or laptop and an internet connection
- two original signed academic or professional references
- academic transcripts and degree certificates
- evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).
- Applicants may be required to attend an online interview as part of the application process.
For more guidance, see supporting documents and references for postgraduate taught programmes.