BA (Hons) Crime, Terrorism and Global Security
- September 2021, Full Time
Each year the British Armed Forces recruit around 11,000 new recruits, fulfilling vital roles within the Armed Forces and Officer Corps, and within specialised jobs within the Junior Ranks.
This course is designed for students who wish to enter an armed or blue light service, gaining experience and insight into a range of themes including terrorism and insurgency, organised crimes, global security, and human rights issues. Students will be equipped with the knowledge and lateral thinking and analytical skills required to enter a broad range of public services including: the police, the intelligence services, commissioned entry into the armed forces as well as the civil service.
Why Our College?
Strong industry links
You will gain an outstanding insight into the industry due to our links with the Police Force, Fire Service, Military, Prison Service and other public sector organisations.
Excellent career prospects
The public services sector offers lots of varied and rewarding careers. The armed forces and security services accept over 11,000 new recruits each year and are often among the top graduate employers.
A life changing career
Public services careers make a real difference to be peoples lives, keeping the public safe.
Our typical offer is 96 UCAS tariff points from A levels or equivalent. A minimum of GCSE maths and English (preferred) grade 4/C or above or National Literacy and Numeracy tests at Level 2 or 3. UCAS points from Scottish Highers or Advanced levels are accepted. UCAS points from Irish Leaving Certificate are accepted. Welsh Baccalaureate UCAS tariff points from BTEC or City and Guilds diplomas are accepted. Open University credits in lieu of A levels, Access to HE Diplomas at Pass level with suitable science or land-based credits Credit transfer and accreditation of prior learning or experience are accepted.
If you have achieved a qualification of credits towards a Higher Education programme at another Higher Education Institution you may be able to enter Level 5 or accredit matching modules. Please see our further information on our Credit Transfer/APL/APEL area.
The programme provides you with a range of opportunities to display your understanding and application of the subject informally prior to summative assessments that will count towards your final grade. Each module normally contains at least one piece of formative (practice) work for which feedback is provided from tutors or peers but grades will not be provided for this work.
Formal (summative) assessments may be mid or towards the end of modules. A range of methods are utilised to assess performance including (but not limited to) examinations, essays or literature reviews, presentations, posters, portfolios, observed practical work and project reports. The grades from each formal assessment count towards an overall module grade.
The balance of assessment by examination and assessment by coursework depends on modules selected.
Feedback on coursework is provided via an online system. Feedback on examination performance is available in a broad summary but further feedback is available on request to the module leader.
Feedback is intended to help you to learn and to build your performance over time, therefor we encourage discussion of performance and progress with your programme tutor.
We aim to provide feedback within 21 working days.
On successful completion of the BA (Hons) students may apply seek provision for post graduate study in similar subjects at other institutions (subject to entry requirements) Students may select to enter employment or graduate internships in a range of industry based careers such as research, security services, unformed services, police, MI5/6, government
£8,000 per annum