Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in a related subject, or equivalent professional qualifications.

Months of entry


Course content

The knowledge you will gain from this course will prove invaluable incountering the ever present and increasingly complex threat to local, national and global security.

Security is now a matter for security forces, diplomats and international organisations as well as also impacting increasingly on the lives of ordinary citizens. A lot of this impact comes about through mechanisms to address security and counter-terrorism that have to have a foundation in law.This course explores the concepts of security, policing and counter-terrorism in conjunction with international law, human rights law, security and counter-terrorism law.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English, must meet the following English language requirements:

  • IELTS with a minimum of 6.5 in all subjects
  • TOEFL with a minimum of 575
  • or the equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


28 months
part time
28 months
distance learning
28 months
28 months

Course contact details

Murray McArthur
+44 20 7017 4237