Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Policing and Cybercrime

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.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree in a policing studies or related social sciences discipline or relevant experience Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Policing in Context (20 credits) Advanced Research Skills (20 credits) Computer Security (20 credits) Network Forensics (20 credits) Advanced Topics in Network Security (20 credits) Network Security (20 credits) Dissertation - Policing (60 credits)

Assessment methods

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. Assessment methods on this programme include: academic essays; annotated bibliographies; reflective research exercises; position papers; exams; reports; case studies; portfolios; online blogs and wikis; workplace practice; posters; oral presentations (individual and group); debates; reviews; group work and the dissertation/research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 6,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (EU) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 36 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

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Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
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01512315175