UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism

This course introduces students to the fundamental knowledge, core expertise and advanced, evidence-driven methodological tools and approaches required to understand, analyse, prevent, disrupt and detect organised crime and terrorism.

Entry requirements

Normally, a minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant disciplines include science subjects (such as engineering or computer science) or social science subjects (such as psychology, criminology or geography). Alternatively candidates may qualify for entry if they can offer 5 or more years of relevant professional experience (for example in the police service, or as a crime prevention worker).

Course modules

Core modules: perspectives on organised crime; perspectives on terrorism; foundations of security and crime science; designing and doing research; quantitative methods. Options: students choose 3 of the following: qualitative methods; crime mapping and spatial analysis; investigation and detection; cybercrime; intelligence gathering and analysis; risk and contingency planning; globalisation and security (external - geography); prevention and disruption; terrorism (external - political science); please note places for options are awarded on a first-come first-served basis.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, projects and laboratory classes. Student performance is assessed through laboratory and project reports, unseen written examination, coursework, presentations, and the research project and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,380 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,380 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,090 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Variable September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Variable September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 - 3 years
PgDip Variable September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 3108 3153