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MSc Covert Investigation and Specialist Intelligence (Distance Learning) (PgDip, PgCert)

Liverpool John Moores University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Liverpool John Moores University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

About this course

Covert Investigations and Specialist Intelligence offers an unrivalled and balanced insight into the current debates, opportunities and controversies around the subject.

  • Embark on this innovative programme specifically designed for people either seeking to develop a career within intelligence or professionals with a remit involving covert investigations and intelligence matters
  • Study 100% by distance learning using Informa's cutting-edge teaching and learning system
  • Learn from experts and former practitioners with experience in covert and investigative operations

With intelligence and covert tactics as vital components in any effective security framework, this course examines key issues associated with intelligence and covert activity at local, national and global operational levels.

The material is delivered by widely published academics and by experienced practitioners within covert, intelligence and legal arena.

It provides students with a solid grasp of the development of the use of covert techniques and specialist intelligence globally and its application within social and political contexts. These issues are considered from law enforcement, intelligence agency and military engagement contexts, and in doing so, course draws from diverse academic, strategic and operational perspectives.


How learning is monitored on your programme

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 7,995overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Liverpool John Moores University

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  • Campus address

    Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England

A globally respected university with staff and students from over 100 countries.
Access to a superb careers programme, developed in partnership with FTSE 100 companies and leading businesses.
All LJMU international students are guaranteed place in high-quality, university-approved accommodation within the heart of the city.

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