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Security and Terrorism Law, PGCert/PGDip/MA

  • Application Deadline
  • 11 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Online
Study global terrorism and the response to terrorism by proper legal channels in this unique online distance learning Security and Terrorism Law from the Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies at Liverpool John Moores University with KNect365 Learning.

Overview

The knowledge you will gain from this course will prove invaluable incountering the ever present and increasingly complex threat to local, national and global security.

Security is now a matter for security forces, diplomats and international organisations as well as also impacting increasingly on the lives of ordinary citizens. A lot of this impact comes about through mechanisms to address security and counter-terrorism that have to have a foundation in law.This course explores the concepts of security, policing and counter-terrorism in conjunction with international law, human rights law, security and counter-terrorism law.

This Security and Terrorism Law at Liverpool John Moores University is invaluable for individuals or organisations who have a duty to protect people, infrastructure, supply chains and the community at large. It is ideal for those seeking to update and refresh their knowledge, and for anyone curious about the topic or interested in a career in policy-making, law enforcement, security, counter terrorism operations, international relations, diplomacy, or homeland security.

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:

  • Security Studies
  • International Law and Human Rights Law
  • Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security
  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
  • Military and Security Responses to Counter-Terrorism
  • International Security and Terrorism Law
  • Security and Terrorism Law Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 11 months
    • Duration description

      11-28 months depending on route taken

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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.
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  • Postgraduate Certificate: £3,150
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £5,850
  • MA: £8,700

Funding

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