Subject details

  1. Be familiar with and possess the ability to critically evaluate the scholarship on terrorism
  2. The development of a strong conceptual and empirical awareness of the complex phenomenon of terrorism
  3. Demonstrate independent research skills, critical analysis, and persuasive scholarly writing skills
  4. The ability to write a major essay that makes an argument showing an interpretation of a terrorism issue
    • A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links

In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Core
  • MAQ-ISS-GDI-2019
  • MAQ-ISS-MAS-2019
  • MAQ-PIC-GDI-2019
  • MAQ-PIC-GCE-2019
  • MAQ-PIC-MAS-2019
  • MAQ-MCT-MAS-2019
  • MAQ-SEC-MAS-2019
  • MAQ-INT-MAS-2019
  • MAQ-SSC-GCE-2019
  • MAQ-PII-MAS-2019
  • MAQ-SSC-GDI-2019
  • MAQ-CRM-MAS-2019
  • MAQ-CYB-MAS-2019
Elective
  • MAQ-PIC-MAS-2019
  • MAQ-PIC-GDI-2019
  • OUA-PSU-GCE-2019
  • MAQ-PII-MAS-2019
  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2019

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as International Policing Systems.

This subject introduces students to key issues and challenges of the new global terrorism which emerged after the end of the Cold War. The subject begins by exploring the seminal events of 9-11, the nature and challenge of the new global terrorism and the responses of the Subjected States and other key states to it. The subject then examines the definition, causes and tactics of terrorist groups, as well as various terrorism typologies, which illustrate the diversity and complexity of terrorist groups and motivations. The subject also assesses counter-terrorism strategies as well as international counter-terrorism and policing cooperation. This subject utilizes perspectives and knowledge drawn from history, terrorism studies, foreign policy, counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency to examine, in a holistic manner, the phenomenon of contemporary terrorism and how to counter it.  
 

  • Test (5%)
  • Minor Essay (15%)
  • Annotated bibliography (15%)
  • Major Essay (60%)
  • Participation (5%)

Textbook information is pending.

Related degrees

postgraduate MAQ-PIC-GDI-2019

Graduate Diploma of Cyber-Security Policing Intelligence and Counter Terrorism

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  • Specialisation in Cyber Security (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in Policing (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in Counter Terrorism (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in General PICT (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in Intelligence (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Compuslory 800 or 900 Series Subjects (Complete 1 Subject)
  • Compulsory Subjects (Complete 4 Subjects)

postgraduate MAQ-PIC-MAS-2019

Master of Cyber-Security Policing Intelligence and Counter Terrorism

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  • Specialisation in Intelligence (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in Counter Terrorism (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in Policing (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in Cyber Security (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in General PICT (complete 3 Subjects)
  • Compulsory Subjects (Complete 5 Subjects)
  • Compulsory 800 or 900 Series Subjects (Complete 4 Subjects)

postgraduate MAQ-PII-MAS-2019

Master of International Security Studies Cyber Security Policing Intelligence and Counter Terrorism

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  • Compulsory 800 Series Subject (Complete 6 Subjects)
  • Specialising in Policing (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in Counter Terrorism (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in Cyber Security (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in Intelligence (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Specialisation in General PICT (Complete 3 Subjects)
  • Compulsory 800 and 900 series Subjects (Complete 11 Subjects)