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The Counter-Terrorism Studies at Liverpool John Moores University assesses terrorism events and issues of the 20th and 21st centuries and analyses the increasing ‘securitisation’ of social life. 

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Overview

Your Qualification in Counter-Terrorism

Designed to investigate the growth of the phenomena, its political context and most importantly, to provide a thorough examination of the counter-terrorism measures.

It connects the conceptual basis of academic study to practical issues facing the international community and considers emerging terrorism threats and issues pertaining to counter-terrorism, law enforcement, government agencies and the private sector.

The Counter-Terrorism Studies at Liverpool John Moores University is ideal for those seeking to advance their career in counter-terrorism, 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, policing, private firms and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security
  • Community Policing Responses to Violent Extremism Leading to Terrorism
  • Military and Security Responses to Terrorism
  • Financing of Terrorism
  • Counter-Terrorism Studies Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 11 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

  • International

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8850 GBP per year and a duration of 11 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8850 GBP per year and a duration of 11 months.

Fees until 15th May:

  • Postgraduate Certificate: £3,150 / US$3,950
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £5,950 / US$7,450
  • Masters: £8,850 / US$11,065

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

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