The MSc in International Security and Risk Management developed and delivered by Perpetuity Academy in collaboration with the University of South Wales (USW), explores critical issues in security management and combines theoretical knowledge with professional best practice. This industry relevant qualification will enhance your career, increase your market value and demonstrate professional development.

This online course is aimed at practitioners in international security and risk management who are striving to embrace modern approaches to their line of work. Throughout the course, students can undertake their studies from any location and work towards deadlines at their own pace. Students interact through a specially designed virtual learning system, which includes forums and discussion groups.

The MSc International Security and Risk Management provides an industry-accredited security management qualification designed to enhance your career, increase your market value and demonstrate professional development. This Masters programme is delivered through online distance learning, which enables you to combine your studies with work-based learning. There are three exit points – Postgraduate Certificate; Postgraduate Diploma and the MSc.

Postgraduate Certificate        (60 credits)

Postgraduate Diploma           (120 credits)

MSc                                        (180 credits on completion of final dissertation)


The University of South Wales is the awarding body for the MSc International Security and Risk Management.

The learning will be supported by tutors from both Perpetuity and the University of South Wales. During the course you will be enrolled as a Student of the University of South Wales with full access to the university eLibrary and all student resources.

Eligibility criteria apply.

The course is comprised of 5 modules and a dissertation.



60 Credits

The dissertation module enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills acquired during the course. It provides an opportunity for independent research of a relevant topic of the student’s own specific interest.

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