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MSc Security Studies (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

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

About this course

The Security Studies programme introduces you to emerging paradigms within security studies, security and intelligence at local, national and global levels.

This 100% distance learning programme is delivered in partnership KNECT365/Informa.

  • Examine key themes and debates shaping the concepts of security and security studies
  • Address critical areas of contemporary concern within security studies, such as foreign policy, the role of radicalisation in international politics and the evolving dangers of financial crime
  • Gain a solid academic grounding in criminology, terrorism and intelligence

The Security Studies programme introduces you to emerging paradigms within security studies, security and intelligence at local, national and global levels.

It explores what we mean by the concept of ‘security’ and analyses justifications for the increasing ‘securitisation’ of social life. The course provides an analysis of important security events and issues of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Assessment

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.

Students can also exit with PGDip or PGCert Awards.

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University information

Liverpool John Moores University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • 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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