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Security Management: Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / Masters

Study the management of global security and the protection of people, assets and information - by distance learning with Liverpool John Moores University

Starts 16 September 2019

Delivered by tutored distance learning

Your Qualification in Security Management

Why Security Management?

Understanding the security threats posed on a local, national and global level is key for a number of organisations and workplaces. An increased use of technology in modern society leaves an unprepared business vulnerable, and the risk for terrorist incidents must be mitigated.

Our postgraduate course in Security Management is designed to meet this challenge, enabling participants and organisations the opportunity to grasp the issues pertaining to security management, counter-terrorism and intelligence, and law enforcement. Learn how different security strategies are designed and implemented on a practical and theoretical level via distance learning to best understand the importance of security management.

 

When: 16 September 2019
Where: Delivered online via Liverpool John Moores University
Duration: 11-28 months dependent on route chosen

 

Training in security management from real practitioners is important, as it allows you to best implement the strategies you learn to real world scenarios. During your postgraduate study, you will be using case studies to tackle a wide range of current security issues in the workplace. Discover the impact of globalisation on security management and the importance of security managers to states and organisations.

Who studies the MSc in Security Management?

The course is perfect for those looking for or currently employed in a full-time career in security management, including the armed forces, risk management, private security, business continuity managers, homeland security, financial crime officers, and more. It is also well suited for professionals with a wealth of experience in the security industries who lack a prior academic qualification and are looking to enhance their career prospects though higher education.

Course Modules | About Online Learning | Tuition Fees


7 MODULES AVAILABLE

The course syllabus is designed to provide a deep insight to security management, and its role in preventing global crime, terrorism, and money laundering.

  • Security Studies
  • Security Management
  • International Financial Crime and Security
  • Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Contemporary Issues in Crime, Safety and Security
  • Security Management Dissertation

 

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.


Choosing your level of study

The course is available at Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, and Master of Science level. Those studying the PGCert will take the first three modules, whereas PGDip students will take the first six modules. Those choosing to study the course at MSc level have the opportunity to complete a dissertation on a topic of interest, allowing students to engage in an industry-focused research project to apply their knowledge and skills to their own career aspirations.

Download the prospectus for more information.


Learn online with the support of industry experts

During your study, you will have access to the faculty at Liverpool John Moores University. Learn from experienced counter-terrorism professionals, academics, and subject experts, including: Professor Mick Creedon, Dr Rex Li, Dr Daniel Silverstone and Dr Helen Selby-Fell.

To find out more about your course tutors, click here.


Give yourself the toolkit to progress in your career with Liverpool John Moores University’s specialist vocational postgraduate study. Distance learning allows you to gain a Master’s degree in Security Management without having to take time from work and personal commitments. With this training course, you will learn how security management impacts global security, and increases your employability by giving you practical real world skills and a recognised academic qualification.

This is a Liverpool John Moores University programme and qualification, with enrolment and delivery administered by Knect365 Learning. The course is taught, assessed, quality assured and awarded by Liverpool John Moores University.