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Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Murdoch University via FutureLearn

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Understand the global challenges posed by conflict and terrorism

Security has become an important focus in recent years, not just for governments and corporations, but for individuals.

On this course, you’ll get an introduction to the global issues of security, conflict and terrorism. You’ll discover how to define security, what it means to be secure, and how security threats are dealt with.

You’ll learn about the instruments of security, such as weapons and technology, and identify themes in national and international security.

You’ll explore the causes of terrorism and counter-terrorism, and the role of international organisations and world peace.

This course is part of our Study with Australia collection, with free upgrades and digital certificates supported by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission until 31st July, 2020. Explore more courses from leading Australian education providers.

This course is aimed at anyone interested in security and terrorism issues, but may be of particular interest to students looking to study security, terrorism and counter-terrorism at university.

Taught by

Kersti Niilus


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  • Fabian Arugai
    this is a self sustaining course, provides one with exposure of humanity, public and self defense and property safety. i recommend this course also to companies and societies, the course is outstanding.

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