Taught course

International and Transnational Policing

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies

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Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a minimum 2:2 in Policing, Criminology, Criminal Justice or a related subject
  • equivalent professional qualifications and experience
Additional information:
  • IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)
  • Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc from LJMU enables you to pursue academic interests in international and transnational policing in a nurturing and multi-disciplinary environment.​
  • Join the Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing
  • Be part of a growing area of research
  • Work alongside other students, researchers and leading academics in this new, exciting field
  • Become a part of a thriving, academic community where you have opportunities to progress on to doctorate study
The British public policing model is respected universally; it has been adopted by police departments all over the world. This programme critically assesses the adoption of that model in other nations. Students also critically examine the work of international policing and criminal justice organisations.

Policing is often an international partnership between forces and national agencies, so a deep understanding of issues affecting contemporary law enforcement is required. This Masters programme will enable you to critically explore key issues and conduct exciting new research in this diverse area.

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, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090