Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Security and Terrorism Law

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

Entry requirements

MA: 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: 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 Security Studies (PgCert) (20 credits) International Law and International Human Rights Law (PgCert) (20 credits) Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security (PgCert) (20 credits) Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism (PgCert) (20 credits) Military and Security Responses to Terrorism (PgDip) (20 credits) International Security and Terrorism Law (PgDip) (20 credits) Security and Terrorism Law Dissertation (MA) (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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Distance learning (part-time) September 2019 - 2 Years

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