Our MSc in International Security and Risk Management will facilitate the development of strategic skills and advanced knowledge in the concepts and theories that underpin global security challenges including including cyber threats, terrorism, complex and organised crime and the challenges posed by states and non-state actors.
Embedded through practical and simulated learning, students will develop specialised and transferable skills in preparation for employment in public or private sector services, while having the opportunity to develop new solutions to complex challenges by undertaking wide interdisciplinary study.
This course, by leading academics from the International Centre for Policing and Security, is aimed at those who seek to develop their career prospects in the world of public, private and military security sectors.
In recognition, you will be able to tailor your study and research interests by choosing from a range of option modules and selecting your main research topic.
What you will study
The duration of this course is one year full time or two years part time.
You are required to complete modules worth a total of 180 credits for the successful completion of the course including 7 modules worth 20 credits each and 1 module (research project) worth 40 credits.
Core 20 Credit Modules:
- International Security Theories and Methods
- Terrorism and Counter-terrorism in Europe
- Intelligence Studies
- Risk Management and Analysis
- European Union Security
- Governing and Securing Cyber Space
Optional 20 Credit Modules:
- International Security of Drugs, Organised Crime and Human Trafficking
- Geopolitics of Natural Resources
Core 40 Credit Module
There are two version of the MSc International Security and Risk Management.
1: On Campus
With a strong focus on horizon scanning and risk analysis, this MSc offers students the opportunity to use advance simulators, like Hydra, and will give them an advantage in the job market as they will be experts in designing and operating in different scenario building situations, to identify threats and conceiving constructive and tailor-made solutions for complex security scenarios.
As the International Centre for Policing & Security is involved in EuroSim, an annual transatlantic simulation of the European Union, bringing together 200 students and faculty from 20 colleges and universities in the United States and Europe, they will also have a unique opportunity to work and learn in an exciting multicultural environment.
Join virtual study days with live seminars, interviews and question and answer sessions.
You’ll be assessed through written exams, practical exams and coursework as well as through real-life simulations (e.g., Hydra Minerva, Crime Scene Training Facility, engaging in covert activities – surveillance, anti-surveillance, intelligence analysis, decision making etc.).
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