Starting 11 September 2023
Application Deadline 29 August 2023
A Security Studies Masters course investigating the key issues and emerging paradigms of security, intelligence analysis and criminology
Online distance learning course tutored by experts in security and law enforcement
Delivered by distance learning over 11-28 months depending on route taken
Distance Learning Security Studies Course
- Module 1 - Securities Studies
- Module 2 - Intelligence Analysis
- Module 3 - Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security
- Module 4 - Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
- Module 5 - Strategic Change in the Global Environment
- Module 6 - International Financial Crime and Security
- Module 7 - Security Studies Dissertation
What you'll learn
- The emerging paradigms within security studies, security and intelligence at local, national and global levels.
- An analysis of important security events and issues of the 20th and 21st centuries.
- The critical view of threats from terrorism, organised crime, radicalisation and intelligence failures.
- Examine key themes and debates shaping the concepts of security and security studies.
- Address critical areas of contemporary concern within security studies, such as foreign policy, the role of radicalisation in international politics and the evolving dangers of financial crime.
- A solid academic grounding in criminology, terrorism and intelligence.
When does it start and how long is the course?
We offer one start date per academic year (September).
The programme must be completed within:
- PGCert: 11 months
- PGDip: 22 months
- MSc: 28 months
How is the course assessed?
- To successfully complete the course you must pass each module.
- Assessment will incorporate coursework, online examinations, research assignments and essays.
- You will also be expected to participate in the virtual learning environment with tutors and fellow students.
- There will be no examinations requiring attendance at a venue.
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