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MA Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security

MA Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Subject International Relations/Studies/Affairs
  • Duration 12 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
In recent years, issues of terrorism and organised crime have gained an unprecedented profile, provoked significant social concern, and dominated both law-and-order and many wider social policy agendas. Essex’s MA Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security course draws on state-of-the-art research to address key critical issues surrounding organised criminality and terrorism in contemporary society. This course will involve multi-level analyses of organised crime as a concept, alongside the impacts of urbanisation, migration and globalisation upon both the practice of crime and the ways in which students will understand them. Students will address cutting-edge critical, conceptual and theoretical analyses of terrorism and counter-terrorism. Topics which will be explored in this course include: Globalisation and organised crime; Mafia, corruption and power; Drug trafficking and illicit trades; Security and the state; Analysis, politics and prevention of terrorism; Security challenges; Cybercrime and digital criminology; Ethics of Human rights; The hacker ethics.

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