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Intelligence and Security Studies: Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / Masters

Applying intelligence and analytical thinking to security situations - tutored distance learning course with London Metropolitan University

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

Delivered by tutored distance learning

National governments, international agencies and major corporations recognise the need for personnel with a strong grasp of intelligence and security issues and increasingly require staff who can also demonstrate exceptional knowledge, research and analysis skills.

Addressing everything from the basic fundamental issues to investigating in-depth topics within the field of intelligence and security studies, this course has content which is without doubt become increasingly important in our ever changing and dangerous world.

As Daniel explains in this short introductory video the mixture of experience from practitioners with a background in policing, security & intelligence working collaboratively with academics and a first class administrative support. This combination makes this important course delivered to the highest of standards.

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The Intelligence & Security Studies programme will give you a solid grasp of the multitude of challenges facing the international community today. The need for intelligence in countering security issues remain a vital component of the global agenda, with an ever-widening range of threats emerging and mutating across the globe.

The course will not only equip you to analyse these types of problems but will also help you to grasp the important  interdisciplinary links with international relations.

Study three modules for the Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits), six modules for the Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits), or six modules plus a dissertation for the Masters (180 credits).

Starts: 18 September 2017
Delivery: Part-time tutored e-learning
Duration: 11-28 months depending on route taken
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Since 9/11, the US is reported as having spent over $500billion on intelligence.

The course provides an analysis of important intelligence and security events and issues from the late 20th century to today and connects the practical basis of
intelligence to the broader issues facing the international system.

This programme is ideal for those seeking to go into security and intelligence related careers in the public and private sectors, as well as professionals already engaged in such fields who seek to enhance their career prospects through further qualifications.

The Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / Masters is an excellent preparation for many careers in the civil and foreign service, non-governmental and international organisations, private firms and research.

The Intelligence and Security Studies programme delivers flexible choice with enrolment either to the three modules of the Postgraduate Certificate, six modules of the Postgraduate Diploma, or six modules and a dissertation for the Masters.

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 a dedicated online learning management system to host video and audio files, electronic workbooks, tutorial discussions, library access  and much 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.