Covert Investigation and Specialist Intelligence, M.Sc. | Part time online | Liverpool John Moores University | United Kingdom
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Covert Investigation and Specialist Intelligence

27 months
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3553 GBP/year
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About

By taking the Covert Investigation and Specialist Intelligence programme from Liverpool John Moores University you will gain a solid understanding of the many challenges and opportunities facing the intelligence and covert investigative community today.

Overview

What you'll learn

  • Key themes and debates that shape policy and practice associated with intelligence and covert investigations
  • Critical areas of contemporary concern within the field including effectiveness, value, lawfulness, risks and ethics
  • HUMINT collection, the elicitation of intelligence, investigative interview models, covert techniques, underpinning legislation, oversight mechanisms, intelligence sharing and analysis.
  • The main conceptual and theoretical debates within the discipline of covert investigation and specialist intelligence and then apply them to current security issues at a local, national and global level

How is the course assessed?

  • To successfully complete the Covert Investigation and Specialist Intelligence programme from Liverpool John Moores University 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:

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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Online

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

    3553 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7995 GBP for the full programme during 27 months.
  • National

    3553 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7995 GBP for the full programme during 27 months.

Funding

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