Entry Requirements and How to Apply
When to Apply
All our distance learning courses begin the first week in March and September each year. You can apply at any time, although we do recommend that you apply as early as possible. We are now accepting applications for the March 2013 intake. The application deadline for March 2013 is Monday 11th February 2013.
Foundation degree in Security and Risk Management
We actively seek students with a wide variety of backgrounds and experience. The Foundation degree programme is open to professional individuals with academic or vocational qualifications. We are also happy to consider applicants with significant work experience.
BA in Security and Risk Management
The BA in Security and Risk Management is only available to students who have successfully completed the Foundation Degree in Security and Risk Management offered by Leicester University
MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice, MSc Police Leadership and Management , MSc Security and Risk Management and MSc Security, Conflict and International Development.
These courses are open to people with a first or second class degree from a British University, or an equivalent professional qualification. Special consideration will be given to applicants without an undergraduate degree who can demonstrate significant work experience and knowledge.
We will be seeking students with a wide variety of backgrounds and experience and our selection criteria will place considerable emphasis on an applicant's intellectual ability, motivation and commitment.
We welcome applications from international students. Alternative qualifications will be considered.
How to Apply
- Not sure which level you want to study? Find out more.
We have a number of local agents who operate in certain overseas territories on our behalf. They can provide assistance with your application and in some cases support throughout your studies. They will also be able to explain in detail what it will be like to study the course in your country. If you are interested in one of our distance learning courses and you are resident in one of the countries below, please contact the relevant local agent in the first instance.
|Education for Advancement||Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Dominica; Grenada; Guyana; Jamaica; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands|
|Education for Africa||Angola; Botswana; Burundi; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo; Democratic Republic of Congo; Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Lesotho; Madagascar; Malawi; Mozambique; Namibia; Rwanda; Seychelles; Somaliland; South Africa; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe|
|Quality Distance Learning||Ghana|
|Shield Security Consultants||Malta|
|Stafford Associates||Bahrain; Gaza and the West strip; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Iran; Iraq; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Syria; United Arab Emirates; Yemen|
What Happens Next?
Once we have received your completed application form and supporting documents your application will be reviewed by the Department and you will be informed via email (usually within two weeks) if your application has been successful. Your formal offer letter and registration pack will then be sent out in the post.
Proficiency in English
Students educated outside the UK in countries where English is not the first language must provide, before they can be admitted to their chosen degree programme at the University, evidence that they have sufficient command of both spoken and written English. Please visit the University's English language skills webpage to find out if you meet the requirements.
Acceptable evidence includes:
- GCSE/O-level English Language at grade C or above
- An overall score of 6.5 in the British Council IELTS test
- A score of 575 (250 computer score) in TOEFL, with a score of 4.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
- A score of 90 or above in the TOEFL internet based test
You will be required to submit originals or certified copies of any certificates and score reports.
Next step: Request an information pack and prospectus