• Application Deadline
  • 11 months
    Duration

About

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.

Accreditation

This is a Liverpool John Moores University programme and qualification, with enrolment and delivery administered by Knect365 Learning. The course is taught, assessed, quality assured and awarded by Liverpool John Moores University.

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

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic 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. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3150 GBP per year and a duration of 11 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3150 GBP per year and a duration of 11 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Postgraduate Certificate: £3,150 
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £5,950
  • Masters: £8,850

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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