Taught course

International Security and Risk Management

University of South Wales · Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

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 above 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. The University mechanism for this is called Recognised Prior Learning which includes experiential learning. You need to state that you are applying based upon RPL. You may also apply for RPL to exempt you from some of the studies on the Masters course; to do this we will have a dialogue with you to help you through the process.

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.

Qualification and course duration


12-24 months

Course contact details

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