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Security Studies

Liverpool John Moores University

11 months
8995 GBP/year
8995 GBP/year
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The Security Studies programme at Liverpool John Moores University will help you gain a solid academic grounding in criminology, terrorism and intelligence. This is combined with the practitioner experience of our teaching team, all of which will enable you to engage with institutions and individuals central to the wide area of security.

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Your Qualification in Security Studies

Analyse the concepts of security studies by developing your knowledge of broader military, strategic and political considerations. You will gain a solid academic grounding in criminology, terrorism and intelligence.

The Security Studies programme at Liverpool John Moores University is ideal for those seeking to go into security and intelligence related careers in the public and private sectors, as well as professionals already engaged in such fields who seek to enhance their career prospects through further qualifications.The Postgraduate Certificate/ Postgraduate Diploma/ Masters is an excellent preparation for many careers in the civil and foreign service, non-governmental and international organisations, private firms and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Securities 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
  • Security Studies Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 11 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8995 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8995 GBP per year during 11 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8995 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8995 GBP per year during 11 months.

Fees until 14th May 2021:

  • Postgraduate Certificate: £3,295 / US$4,285
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £6,195 / US$8,055
  • Masters: £8,995 / US$11,695

Fees after 14th May 2021:

  • Postgraduate Certificate: £3,495 / US$4,545
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £6,595 / US$8,575
  • Masters: £9,795 / US$12,735


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