The desire for security and safety has always been at the heart of the human condition. Terrorism, the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims, is a threat to national security and to the well-being of citizens. A Master’s Degrees in Terrorism and Security explores key issues in contemporary international security including international intervention, conventional and nuclear deterrence, insurgency and counter insurgency, peacemaking, and peacekeeping. The programme facilitates the analysis of terrorism as a political strategy, its contemporary significance and relative success, whilst developing an understanding of counter-terrorist techniques and security issues in particular regions of the world. A Master’s in Terrorism & Security offers a springboard for careers in government, international organizations, journalism, the security sector and advocacy groups. Some of the most common roles include security and intelligence analysts.