Liverpool John Moores University
Study global security issues facing the international community. This 100% distance learning programme is delivered in partnership KNECT365/Informa. - Provides flexible distance learning in counter-terrorism studies for full-time employees - Aims to produce competent, informed reflectively and ethically competent students who have a developed academic understanding the key issues within counter-terrorism studies and the theories underpinning the discipline - Enables students to investigate terrorism and counter-terrorism learning from academic, strategic and operational perspectives The Counter-Terrorism Studies programme aims to offer an unrivalled insight into the current debates and controversies around the subject, providing a solid grasp of the growth of the phenomena, its political context and, most importantly, delivering a thorough examination of the latest counter-terrorism measures.
MSc: 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.
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 Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism (PgCert) Intelligence Analysis (PgCert) Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security (PgCert) Community Policing Responses to Violent Extremism Leading to Terrorism (PgDip) Military and Security Responses to Terrorism (PgDip) Understanding Terrorist Financing (PgDip) Counter-Terrorism Dissertation (MSc)
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.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||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|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Liverpool John Moores University||L2 2QP||North West|
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