Undergraduate Module Descriptor
SOC2112: Introduction to Terrorism Studies
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module will run during term 1 (11 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)
Mrs Katharine Boyd (Convenor)
|Available via distance learning|
This module will expose you to the controversial topic of terrorism and how research is conducted on this subject. You will learn about the history of political and religiously motivated violence, the subjective and debated definition of terrorism, as well as rates and trends of terrorism. You will learn about major data sources used to analyse the subject. You will be taught basic statistical analysis with terrorism data.