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MA Security and Terrorism Law (PgDip, PgCert)

MA Security and Terrorism Law (PgDip, PgCert)

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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Terrorism/Security Studies Security Law / Legal Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About this course

Explore the underpinnings of security and counter-terrorism law.

This 100% distance learning programme is delivered in partnership KNECT365/Informa.

  • Provides a solid understanding of the many problems facing the international community today
  • Investigates relevant human rights law and international law issues; connects global legal issues to the broader role of security and counter-terrorism
  • Enables you to reflect, analyse, understand and develop your own area of expertise within the fields of law making, law enforcement, counter-terrorism and intelligence analysis
  • Enables you to understand and apply intelligence and analytical thinking to practical problems by looking at current and emerging problems as well as evaluating potential solutions to these issues
  • Explores how law making, law enforcement, security forces and politicians are trying to counter and combat threats in a global environment

Security and Terrorism Law is ideal for those seeking to enter or advance related careers in the public and private sectors, as well as professionals already engaged in such fields who seek to enhance their knowledge, critical thinking and career prospects by undertaking further qualifications.

The Security and Terrorism Law programme is an excellent preparation for many careers, roles or associated areas.

Assessment

How learning is monitored on your programme

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Modules

Develop an understanding of the contending concepts of rights and human Rights, and critically assess the concept of the universality of human rights. This module will evaluate and critique various international conventions on protection of rights, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Examine violations of rights in the light of various social and political contexts across the world.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need: a relevant honours degree - minimum 2:2 (such as in criminology, social or political science) or an overseas equivalent qualification or a graduate level professional qualification of comparable standard and suitable work experience (such as policing, security or military work).

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 Business and Law Engineering and Technology Health Science The International Study Centre gives international...more

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