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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Computer Security Systems Police Services

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

LJMU's MSc in Policing and Cybercrime engages you in deep thinking, practice and cutting edge research relating to this field of law enforcement.

  • Study in the Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies on this programme which collaborates with the Faculty of Engineering and Technology
  • Explore the increasing police involvement in computer forensics/cybercrime
  • Discover the interface between policing and computing
  • Choose this course if you are a serving officer or about to embark on a policing or academic career
  • Look forward to excellent employment opportunities in policing and fraud investigation
  • Progress to doctorate study

Studying on this degree will provide opportunities for you to pursue your interests in policing, specialising in the challenges transnational police organisations face from cybercrime. You will receive specialist supervision and study within a diverse community of fellow researchers. Staff have significant research expertise in a wide range of fields including: Data Science; Cyber Security; Evidence-Based Practice; Forensic Science; Leadership, Governance and Ethics; Professional Development and Knowledge Exchange; Transnational and Public Order Policing; Urban Intelligence and Informatics; Victimology and Domestic Violence; Serious and Organised Crime and Intelligence Led policing.

The MSc Policing and Cybercrime combines supervised independent research with specialist training in research methods and academic skills, while also helping students become aware of emerging approaches currently practiced in the discipline. Over the course of the programme you will be introduced to key developments in the field of policing studies and given the skills necessary to producing a successful postgraduate research project.

Different course options

Full time | Liverpool John Moores University | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to prepare you for the dissertation in semester three by introducing key epistemological and methodological issues that impact on research into crime, security, community safety and criminal justice. While exploring the politics and practice of research in these areas, the module will introduce research theories and methods.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree in a policing studies or related social sciences discipline or relevant experience.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool Business School The...more