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MSc Terrorism, Security and Policing

MSc Terrorism, Security and Policing

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28 months

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

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Terrorism/Security Studies Police Services Security

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What you'll learn

Gain solid understanding of the many problems facing the international community today.

Investigate relevant policing, security and terrorism issues and connects the role of policing to the broader role of security and counter-terrorism.

Discover how law enforcement, security forces and politicians are trying to counter and combat threats in a global environment.


This module aims to demonstrate to students a critical awareness of policing theories and philosophies, as well as identifying methods and structures of governance and accountability, whilst understanding and assessing different models and style of policing. Participants will also be able to demonstrate an awareness of the security aspects of policing, the impact and significance of the growing security industry, as well as make a critical evaluation of the policing agenda.

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Entry requirements

A relevant second class honours degree or above (such as in criminology, social or political science), or an overseas equivalent qualification is normally required. Alternatively a graduate level professional qualification of comparable standard and suitable work experience (such as policing, security or military work) may be accepted.

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