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Diplomacy and Security Studies: Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc

Study the interplay between modern diplomacy and security - tutored online course with London Metropolitan University

Starts: 18 Sept 2017. Apply by: 25 Aug 2017

Delivered by tutored distance learning

The knowledge gained from this course will give you a better understanding and appreciation of the role diplomacy plays in today's fight against terrorism and gives you an advantage in today's changing job market


Understanding the role modern diplomacy plays in global politics is becoming increasingly vital for the global security forces.

This diplomacy and security studies course fills the critical theory and practical knowledge gap in this growing field, enabling participants and organisations to prepare to meet the evolving threat posed by terrorist organisations on a local, national and global level.

Study three modules for the PGCert (60 credits), six modules for the PGDip (120 credits), or six modules plus a dissertation for the MSc (180 credits).

Starts: 18 September 2017
Delivery: Part-time tutored e-learning
Duration: 11-28 months depending on route taken
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                    The US spent over $50bn on diplomatic programmes in 2015.

Study diplomacy and its impact on global security in this unique online distance learning course from the John Grieve Centre for Policing and Community Safety at London Metropolitan University, in partnership with IBC Academy

This diplomacy and security studies course is invaluable for individuals or organisations who are interested in learning how diplomacy and security management can combat terrorism in an increasingly complex global landscape.

It is ideal for those seeking to update and refresh their knowledge, and for anyone curious about the topic or interested in a career in diplomacy, law enforcement, security, counter-terrorism operations, international relations, diplomacy, or homeland security.

The Diplomacy and Security Studies programme delivers flexible choice with enrolment either to the three modules of the PGCert, six modules of the PGDip, or six modules and a dissertation for the MSc.

The course is taught in a distance learning format, with no attendance required on campus. All aspects of the programme are managed over the internet using an online learning management system to host video and audio files, electronic workbooks, tutorial discussions, library access  and more.

This is a London Metropolitan University programme and qualification, with enrolment and delivery administered by IBC Academy. The course is taught, assessed, quality assured and awarded by London Metropolitan University.