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MSc International Security and Risk Management

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Glyntaff Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Our MSc in International Security and Risk Management will facilitate the development of strategic skills and advanced knowledge in the concepts and theories that underpin global security challenges including including cyber threats, terrorism, complex and organised crime and the challenges posed by states and non-state actors.

Embedded through practical and simulated learning, students will develop specialised and transferable skills in preparation for employment in public or private sector services, while having the opportunity to develop new solutions to complex challenges by undertaking wide interdisciplinary study.

This course, by leading academics from the International Centre for Policing and Security, is aimed at those who seek to develop their career prospects in the world of public, private and military security sectors.

Assessment

You'll be assessed through written exams, practical exams and coursework as well as through real-life simulations (e.g., Hydra Minerva, Crime Scene Training Facility, engaging in covert activities – surveillance, anti-surveillance, intelligence analysis, decision making etc.).

Careers

Our Careers and Employability service can assist in helping you find employment that reflects your career goals.

You will also be supported by the team here at the International Centre for Policing and Security who will support the development of a CV and provide a range of career development opportunities.

At the end of the international security course, students can forge exciting careers in law-enforcement, intelligence and security agencies; investigative journalism; civil service and private security businesses, or research. Our careers and academic teams will provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice. Many students decide to progress on to a PhD or Masters by Research at the International Centre for Policing and Security. You can study full or part time, on campus or remotely.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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

University information

University of South Wales

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    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

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