Taught course

Cyber Crime and Terrorism

Institution
Swansea University · Department of Criminology
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Ideally you’ll hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in a relevant area (such as law, criminology, politics, sociology or computer science – other disciplines may also be relevant).

If English is not your first language, you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 6.0 in each component).

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MA Cybercrime and Terrorism course will expose you to the constantly changing nature of online crimes and criminal behaviour in order to understand the threats, trends, issues and responses in terrorism and cybersecurity as well as the crucial ethical questions.

This programme focuses on the changing nature of online crime and criminal behaviour in order to understand the threats, trends, issues, responses and ethical questions associated with, for example, terrorism or security. The programme will examine issues related to the cyber-realm from an interdisciplinary and multi-dimensional perspective, offering a unique look at a range of challenges.

The programme benefits from strong relationships with national and international partners (e.g. policy-makers, government and industrial security practitioners, military organisations, communities, and more). Students will have opportunities to engage directly with stakeholders who can provide insights and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1792 295358