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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Terrorism/Security Studies Security

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Explore the underpinnings of security and counter-terrorism law.
This 100% distance learning programme is delivered in partnership KNECT365/Informa.

  • Provides candidates with 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
  • You will reflect, analyse, understand and develop your own area of expertise within the fields of law making, law enforcement, counter-terrorism and intelligence analysis
  • 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
  • Discovering 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.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Modules

International Security and Terrorism Law - Core
Security and Terrorism Law Dissertation - Core
Military and Security Responses to Terrorism - Core
International Law and International Human Rights Law - Core
Security Studies - Core
Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security - Core
Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Contact University and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need: 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. Proficiency in English – where English is a second language you will be required to demonstrate a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 575. In some cases applicants who do not possess the standard entry requirements may be permitted to enrol at the discretion of the programme leader. When you apply, you will need to submit proof of your prior qualifications, your CV, a copy of your passport page and the £400 application fee. Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements on our website Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world (THE World University Ranking 2017/18) 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...more

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