Terrorism, Security and Policing MSc

University Of Leicester, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 23,219

Course Accredited By

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
The MSc in Terrorism, Security and Policing will provide you with a detailed understanding of the key issues surrounding security, policing and terrorism post-9/11 (and 7/7) and in the face of new and different threats from organisations such as ISIS and Boko Haram.
  • You will develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of terrorism and other transnational security challenges and their consequences, both theoretical and applied. Option modules allows you to specialise in areas of interest that relate to your professional needs.
  • This degree will develop your capacity for imaginative, rigorous and critical thinking. As well as gaining specific knowledge of global security challenges and strategies for addressing these, you will strengthen your ability to understand and use different types of evidence. You will develop transferable skills that are highly sought after by employers, including the ability to present and develop a cohesive argument, communicate information to academic and non-academic audiences, conduct research and identify solutions to theoretical and practical problems in a rapidly changing field.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements

  • Candidates should normally possess a First or Second Class honours degree from a British University or equivalent international academic qualifications. It is expected that this would usually be in Criminology or a cognate discipline. Comparable professional qualifications or experience will be considered. However, where more clarity is required applicants will be asked to undertake a short written assessment.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Core modules

  • Criminological Research Methods (double module)
  • Theorising Global Security, Risk and Policing (double module)
  • Understanding Terrorism
  • Responding to Terrorism
  • Critical Issues in Policing
  • Plus your Dissertation

Option modules

Choose one option module from:

  • Victimology
  • Criminal Justice Professions: Policy and Practice
  • Mental Disorder, Justice and Crime
     
  • UK and EU Students 
  • This is the total course fee. Starting in September 2021 
  • MSc: £8,190 
  • If you are resident outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, you will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 to secure your place. 
  • This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee. 
  • Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan? Find out if you're eligible.

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