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Security and Terrorism Law: Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA

Study key principles of international law relating to security and counter-terrorism by distance learning with London Metropolitan University

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

Delivered by tutored distance learning

The knowledge you will gain from this course will prove invaluable in
countering the ever present and increasingly complex threat to local,
national and global security.


Security is now a matter for security forces, diplomats and international organisations as well as also impacting increasingly on the lives of ordinary citizens. A lot of this impact comes about through mechanisms to address security and counter-terrorism that have to have a foundation in law.

This course explores the concepts of security, policing and counter-terrorism in conjunction with international law, human rights law, security and counter-terrorism law.

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

Starts: 18 September 2017
Delivery: Part-time tutored e-learning
Duration: 11-28 months depending on route taken
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If you are a UK or EU national, or have UK ‘settled status’, have lived in the UK or the EU (or wider EEA) for the last 3 years, will be living on the UK on the first day of your course and haven’t been awarded a MSc, MA, MBA or PhD already, you may be eligible for a loan of up to £10,000 from the UK Government to study this course. Take a closer look at fees

Study global terrorism and the response to terrorism by proper legal channels
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 security and terrorism law course is invaluable for individuals or organisations who have a duty to protect people, infrastructure, supply chains and the community at large.

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 policy-making, law enforcement, security, counter terrorism operations, international relations, diplomacy, or homeland security.

The Security and Terrorism Law 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 MA.

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.