MSc International Security & Risk Management

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MSc International Security & Risk Management

In Collaboration with University of South Wales

Offered by our sister company Perpetuity Training

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The MSc International Security and Risk Management course in collaboration with the University of South Wales (USW), develops and enhances critical theoretical knowledge, security management skills and understanding in an area which presents significant demand for professionalisation worldwide.

This Masters programme is delivered through online distance learning, which enables learners to combine their studies with work-based learning. Learners will interact with others through a specially designed virtual learning system, which includes virtual forums and discussion groups.

The learning will be supported by course tutors from both Perpetuity and USW.  During the course learners will be enrolled as students of USW and will have full online access to the university library.

Duration: 1 year full time or 2 years part time

Delivery: eLearning


Course Content


  • Security Management: Prevention, Design & Protection - 30 credits
  • Security Management: Risk Management, Loss Prevention & Corporate Study - 30 credits
  • Strategic Security Management and Leadership - 20 credits
  • Security Management and Delivering Value - 20 credits
  • Research Methods - 20 credits
  • Dissertation - 60 credits

Entry Requirements

A good Honours degree or appropriate professional qualification(s); or HND/Level 5 qualification in a relevant discipline with relevant experience; or equivalent international qualifications.

Applications for Recognised Prior Learning can be made and will be individually assessed.

Learners who have completed the Security Institute Advanced Diploma in Security Management IQ Level 7 course will receive 40 credits towards the MSc and will be exempt from the Research Methods and one of the two 20 credit modules.

All applications will be considered on an individual basis. Dependant upon qualifications and experience, applicants may be interviewed to determine their suitability to undertake the course.

Who will benefit

In this ever growing global market, linked with many other areas of development, this course will appeal to practitioners in international security and risk management who are striving to embrace modern approaches to their line of work.

Assessment Method

Throughout the course learners will build a portfolio of work and complete a final assignment.

English Requirements

International applicants will need to have achieved an overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component. Applicants who have successfully studied at this level in the Medium of English will be deemed to have met the English requirements.


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Course Dates

February 2017

September 2017

Course Length:

1 year full time

2 years part time

Course Cost

Course Fee Per Person: £5,150 plus VAT

The cost is inclusive of:

Access to the online learning platform

Full tutor support



Learners will be registered as students of the University of South Wales and Perpetuity Training.  Throughout the course learners will have access to all of the University of South Wales resources, including the library, where ebooks can be accessed.

During the course learners will have regular contact with tutors, both on a 1-1 basis and as a group.  

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