MSc International Security and Risk Management – Online


The online MSc in International Security and Risk Management is delivered in partnership with the University of West London.

The programme explores critical issues in security management, and combines theoretical knowledge with professional best-practice.

Throughout the course, you will continue to develop a set of soft skills, such as writing reports, developing business cases and research proposals relevant to the professional security and risk management sector. You will cover both theoretical concepts and the application of theory in practical scenarios, with an interesting and diverse set of modules.

This master’s degree equips the modern security professional with skills to address a range of complex challenges within contemporary security management at a senior level. You’ll be encouraged to think critically, and demonstrate your ability to back up arguments with research.

The programme is developed and delivered by PerpetuityARC Training (part of the Linx International Group) and is completed online, enabling you to undertake studies from any location, working at your own pace. This flexibility means you can work around other professional commitments, whilst gaining a highly regarding academic qualification backed by a renowned university.

During the course, you will be enrolled with the University of West London – the awarding body  – which gives you access to the online university e-library.

Students will interact with their cohort through an online virtual learning system, which includes virtual forums and discussion groups. You will have full access to course tutors throughout the programme, as well as scheduled 1-1 tutorials and live webinars.

Study Options

The MSc International Security and Risk Management online masters programme can be studied either full time ( in 12 months) or part-time (in 24 months).

Intakes for this master’s degree are twice a year: February and September. Our next intake is February 2022.

Course Fee

£7,200 for full-time study

£3,600 per year for part-time study

The cost of the course is the same for all students, both from the UK and internationally.

This course is eligible to be used with ELCAS funding.

How to Apply

All students wishing to apply to undertake the MSc are asked to get in touch with our academic team using the contact form, or request a call back. We can discuss your application, and answer any questions you may have.

Funding options

There are several funding options available for this master’s degree programme:

  • This course is eligible for Post Graduate Loans
  • You can use ELCAS funding for this course –  for all eligible service leavers
  • UK and EU students may be eligible for student finance

We will be happy to discuss your funding options – just get in touch.

Quality Assurance

Linx International Group and the MSc International Security and Risk Management has been validated through the University of West London and is subject to the academic quality and standards of the University.

As the awarding body for this qualification is the University of West London, Professor Alison Wakefield serves as the Link Tutor, moderating and verifying the assessment marking before they are submitted to the annual examination board for final approval and awarding of grades.  Queries relating to quality assurance can be directed to Professor Alison Wakefield.

For full details of the MSc programme, please click here

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