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Join the Covert Investigation and Specialist Intelligence course from Liverpool John Moores University and examine the role of covert investigation and specialist intelligence in fighting serious organised crime, terrorism and community threats.

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Overview

The innovative Covert Investigation and Specialist Intelligence course from Liverpool John Moores University  explores key themes involving covert and intelligence matters including effectiveness, value, lawfulness, risks and ethics. The course incorporates a wider range of subjects including HUMINT collection, the elicitation of intelligence, investigative interview models, covert techniques, underpinning legislation, oversight mechanisms, intelligence sharing and analysis at local, national and global levels.

Ideal for:

  • Those seeking to enter into or advance their security or intelligence related careers in the public and private sector.
  • Professionals already engaged in the security and intelligence fields who seek to enhance their knowledge, critical thinking and career prospects by undertaking further qualifications.
  • Individuals wishing to work in intelligence, investigations and security orientated careers or gain promotion in public, private or international organisations. It is ideal for those whose career plans involve dealing with serious organised crime, terrorism and international security affairs and would benefit from a solid academic grounding in the field.
  • Students who seek to develop a deeper understanding of the key aspects of intelligence and covert investigation and of the world we live in.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Intelligence: HUMINT
  • Forensic Elicitation of Intelligence
  • Covert Techniques: Legislation and Operational Capability
  • Case Studies in Intelligence Success and Failure 
  • Operational Ethics 
  • Intelligence Analysis 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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Credits

180 alternative credits
  • PGCert (60 credits)
  • PGDip (120 credits)
  • MSc (180 credits)

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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Lower Second Class

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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A relevant second-class honours degree or above (such as in criminology, law, policing, security, social or political science) or an overseas equivalent qualification is normally required.
  • Alternatively, a graduate level professional qualification of comparable standard and/or suitable work experience (such as policing, corporate intelligence, security or military) may be accepted. This course has been designed to support those who may not have a first degree but wish to undertake this programme. The expectation is that the Students experience will include a minimum 3 years working within a dedicated intelligence and/or covert investigative related role.
  • In some cases, applicants who do not pass the standard entry requirement may be permitted to enrol at the discretion of the programme leader.
  • When you apply, you will need to submit proof of your prior qualifications, your CV, a copy of your passport page and the application fee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8995 GBP/year
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  • EU/EEA

    8995 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8995 GBP per year during 27 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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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