London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Security Studies

This programme will not only equip you to analyse these types of problems but will also help you to place them in the context of broader military, strategic and political considerations. You will gain a solid academic grounding in the fields of criminology, terrorism and intelligence which will equip you with the critical thinking skills needed to make sense of the ever-changing global security agenda. These skills will enable you to engage with institutions and individuals central to this area.

Entry requirements

PgCert

You will be required to have a relevant second class honours degree (or equivalent). Alternatively a graduate level professional qualification and suitable work experience (such as policing, security or military work) may be accepted. 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.

PgDip

You will be required to have a relevant second class honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification. Alternatively, a graduate level professional qualification and suitable work experience (such as policing, security or military work) may be accepted. 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.

Course modules

PgCert

The PG Cert level is three modules of study. The modules studied are as follows: Security Studies, Intelligence Analysis, and Contemporary Issues in Crime.

MSc

Modules include: Security Studies, Intelligence Analysis, Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security, Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism, Strategic Change in the Global Environment, International Financial Crime and Security, and the Security Studies Dissertation.

PgDip

The Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) is comprised of six modules of study. Modules include Security Studies, Intelligence Analysis, Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security, Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism, Strategic Change in the Global Environment, and International Financial Crime and Security.

Assessment methods

PgCert

Assessment will incorporate coursework, online examinations, research assignments and essays. You'll be expected to participate in the virtual learning environment with tutors and fellow students.

MSc

Assessment will incorporate coursework, online examinations, research assignments and essays. You will be expected to participate in the virtual learning environment with tutors and fellow students.

PgDip

To successfully complete the course you must pass each module. Assessment will incorporate coursework, online examinations, research assignments and essays. You'll be expected to participate in the virtual learning environment with tutors and fellow students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2017 GBP 9,450 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2017 GBP 3,350 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (Wales) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (EU) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (England) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (International) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (Scotland) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (EU) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (England) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (International) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (Scotland) 16 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2017 GBP 6,350 per Whole course (Wales) 16 months

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