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|Start date:||September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
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This degree provides a new and unique qualification to develop critical understanding of the wider world security context and the particular issues surrounding maritime security. Maritime security embraces all of the main sub-sets of 'Security Studies' - military, diplomatic, international, trans-national, economic, environmental, energy and human security. It therefore offers a new perspective within a well-established discipline.
'Maritime Security' relates to ports, ships at anchor, or ships at sea, to the maritime industry and personnel, and to the extraction of energy from or via the sea. It includes both traditional and non-traditional security issues.
The multi-disciplinary degree is relevant to careers in the wider maritime industry, and the burgeoning maritime security industry, local and national Government and national and international maritime organizations. It will also be a key step on the career path of anyone wishing to pursue an academic career in maritime policy, defence and security studies.
Aims of the programme
* To develop critical understanding of the global strategic and security context and the particular issues affecting maritime security.
* To define and establish maritime security as a an all-pervading component of security studies.
* To emphasize the importance of the oceans and seas to all aspects of human endeavour and survival.
* To underpin the professionalization of the maritime security industry.
* To educate professionals who are equipped to meet all future maritime security challenges.
* The Nature of Global and Maritime Security (10 credits)
* Public Shipping Law (20 credits)
* Maritime Business Environment (10 credits)
* Maritime Crime (10 credits)
* Marine Insurance (10 credits)
* Equipment, Technology and Hardware (10 credits)
* Maritime Environment and Energy (20 credits)
* Research Methods in Maritime Policy (20 credits)
* Maritime Security - Corporate Board Presentation (10 credits)
* Dissertation in Maritime Security (60 credits)
Students are assessed through coursework, presentations and an in-class test.
Applicants should have:
A good honours degree or an equivalent qualification
AND GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in mathematics and a science subject
AND/OR relevant personal or professional experience acceptable to the programme director.
* Those not possessing a first degree will normally be expected to provide evidence of at least five years' relevant practical experience including relevant specialised courses.
* UK-based applicants are interviewed prior to acceptance.
* Where English is the applicant's second language, we require an IELTS score of at least 6.5, but we strongly advise applicants to aim for a score of 7.5 in order to cope with the programme.
The degree has been developed in association with the Security Association for the Maritime Industry
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