Taught course

International Security and Risk Management (online)

University of South Wales · University of South Wales

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree in a relevant discipline or appropriate professional qualification(s); or HND/HNC and relevant experience; or equivalent international qualifications. Those without the formal qualifications are encouraged to apply if they have relevant experience in the sector. You will be considered on an individual basis where appropriate experience is taken into account. Application note - Please contact Perpetuity Training training@perpetuitytraining.com in the first instance to discuss the application.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

The MSc International Security and Risk Management course develops and enhances critical theoretical knowledge, security management skills and understanding in an area which presents significant demand for professionalisation worldwide. Run in partnership with Perpetuity Training Academy, who specialise in the fields of security, crime and risk management worldwide, this online course is aimed at practitioners in international security and risk management who are striving to embrace modern approaches to their line of work.

The MSc International Security and Risk Management will provide industry-accredited security management qualifications to enhance your career, increase market value and demonstrate professional development. This Masters programme is delivered through online distance learning, which enables learners to combine their studies with work-based learning. There are three exit points – Postgraduate Certificate; Postgraduate Diploma and the MSc.

You will study the following modules:

Year 1

  • Security Management: Prevention and Design
  • Security Management: Protection Study
  • Security Management: Risk Management and Loss Prevention
  • Security and Risk Management Producers and Consumers
  • Security Management: Corporate Security Study
  • Strategic Security Management and Leadership
  • Security Management and Delivering Value

Year 2

  • Research and Evidence Based Practice in Security Management
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

Employment Prospects

There is currently significant demand for professional development in the area of international security and risk management and this field is moving toward the postgraduate arena in order to ensure that the body of academic knowledge and the international security and risk management skill-base increases.

See the website http://courses.southwales.ac.uk/courses/1931-msc-international-security-and-risk-management-online-delivery

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiries and Admissions
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