12 months
8995 GBP/year
8995 GBP/year
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Join the postgraduate course in Security Management at Liverpool John Moores University and study the management of global security and the protection of people, assets and information.


What you'll learn in the postgraduate course in Security Management at Liverpool John Moores University

  • The debates between those seeking to retain the discipline’s focus purely on military conflict and those who argue that in a globalised world Security Studies needs to be expanded to a consideration of economic, environmental as well as social issues.
  • The issue of security management and its application to protecting assets, infrastructure and people. Issues pertaining to cybersecurity, network security, corporate espionage as well as identity theft.  
  • The overall aspect and impact of financial crime in the context of the security of the financial system and wider security-related issues, including financing of terrorism.
  • Terrorism and political violence conducted by non-state actors.
  • What intelligence and analysis mean, their overall role, and their application to security-related issues of criminology and the domain of public protection.
  • Emerging paradigms within counter-terrorism safety and security at both local and global levels, and to explore some justifications for the increasing ‘securitisation’ of social life.

How is the course assessed?

  • To successfully complete the course you must pass each module. 
  • Assessment will incorporate coursework, online examinations, research assignments and essays. 
  • You will also be expected to participate in the virtual learning environment with tutors and fellow students. 
  • There will be no examinations requiring attendance at a venue.



Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Security Studies
  • Security Management
  • International Financial Crime and Security
  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security
  • Security Management Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines



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
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8995 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8995 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Until 22 July 2022
  • Postgraduate Certificate
£3,295 / US$4,450 
  • Postgraduate Diploma
£6,195 / US$8,365 
  • Masters

£8,995 / US$12,145 

After 22 July 2022

  • Postgraduate Certificate
£3,495 / US$4,720 
  • Postgraduate Diploma
£6,595 / US$8,905 
  • Masters
£9,795 / US$13,225


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