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Part time September PgCert Part-time: 9 months

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  • Develop your understanding of the nature and causes of radicalisation
  • Examining theories of radicalisation provides you with a basis for a critical approach to policy-making strategies
  • You’ll be able to investigate social and political concerns for security and will critically assess these against traditional institutional formats
  • Examine the social psychology of intelligence
  • You’ll develop an appreciation of the relationship between academic theories conceptualising terrorism and the practical and ethical considerations of social realities
  • You’ll be able to assess the impact on freedoms and critically evaluate the legal and practical implications for counter terrorism policy in the UK and elsewhere.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Understanding Radicalisation addresses one of societies major

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Entry Requirements

You will either: Possess a first degree (2:2 or above) in a subject relevant to postgraduate study of sociological and/or criminological systems; be graduates and have significant experience through work or voluntary engagement in the criminological or social sector; have significant relevant professional work or practice-based experience and satisfy the admissions tutor of their capability to study at this level; or be professionally qualified to work in the justice sector at a graduate stage or above.


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