To develop a detailed knowledge of different aspects of crime, risk and managing security in organisations; to understand a range of theoretical models that explain why and how people commit crime, how to analyse and assess risk, and how to manage security; to provide a thorough grounding in theory and practice; to enable students to engage in informed debate about major issues in security and risk management; to equip students to design, conduct and critically appraise research including the ability to undertake a research project and to write a detailed dissertation on the study and findings.
Entry requirements A first or second class honours degree or an acceptable equivalent professional qualification. Special consideration is given to applications from people with relevant work experience and knowledge.
MSc in Security and Risk Management
-Crime and the Workplace
-Applied Crime Management
-Research Methods in the Study of Security and Risk Management
-Managing Risk and Security
-Law, Procedures and Security Management
-Management, Organisations and Security
Teaching and assessment methods
Each course is based on continuous assessment, comprising a written assignment of 4,000 words for each module studied. Each module lasts 12 weeks, three weeks of which are for writing the assignment. Approximately five months are allowed to prepare and complete the dissertation.