The Distance Learning MLitt in Terrorism and Political Violence is a part-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of International Relations.
- Study in Terrorism and Political Violence examines selected approaches to knowledge generation around terrorism and counterterrorism and considers the development of new responses to terrorism and political violence.
- The programme utilises both e-learning technologies as well as traditional teaching methods.
The course is delivered via mixed mode teaching involving online tutorials alongside e-lectures.
Students will take four taught modules followed by a year-long research period culminating in the submission of a 15,000-word dissertation for the award of MLitt. Assessment comprises coursework including essays and projects.
Students who wish to exit the programme with a PGDip in Terrorism and Political Violence will not be required to undertake the dissertation element.
Online tutorial support includes regular web conferencing, direct email contact with tutors, podcasts of interviews with area experts and access to course materials, including electronic journals.
Every MLitt student is assigned a dissertation supervisor who will advise on the choice of subject and provide guidance throughout the research process.
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