Entry requirements

You will need:

A relevant second class honours degree or above (such as in criminology, social or political science), or an overseas equivalent qualification is normally required. Alternatively, a graduate level professional qualification of comparable standard and suitable work experience (such as policing, security or military work) may be accepted.

Proficiency in English – where English is a second language you will be required to demonstrate a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 575. In some cases applicants who do not possess the standard entry requirements may be permitted to enrol at the discretion of the programme leader.

When you apply, you will need to submit proof of your prior qualifications, your CV, a copy of your passport page and the £400 application fee.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Examining the role security and policing play in fighting terrorism.

This 100% distance learning programme is delivered in partnership KNECT365/Informa.
  • To provide distance learning programmes in Terrorism, Policing and Security studies for full-time employees
  • Produces competent, informed reflectively and ethically competent students who have a developed academic understanding the key issues within Terrorism, Policing and Security Studies and the theories which underpin these disciplines
  • To enable students to investigate and research key issues within Terrorism, Policing and Security Studies from academic, strategic and operational perspectives.
This cutting-edge masters aims to offer an unrivalled insight into the current debates and controversies around the subjects of terrorism, policing and security. It will introduce students to emerging paradigms within security studies, policing and terrorism studies at both local and global levels.

The curriculum is designed to be reactive to the latest issues in policing, delivered to include input from experienced practitioners at the most senior levels as well as by publishing academics who are researching in the field.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Knect365
Email
security@knect365.com
Phone
+44(0)20 7017 4483