Distance Learning in the Civil Safety and Security Unit

Our civil safety and security distance learning courses are designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to understand recent developments in risk and emergency management, at a local, national and global level.

We offer the following course by distance learning study:

The University of Leicester is one of the largest providers of distance learning management education in the United Kingdom, with over 8,000 students studying our programmes. We have nearly twenty years’ experience of providing flexible, supported distance learning qualifications designed to meet the needs of a diverse student body. Our students come from around the world, ensuring a truly international focus to our MSc programmes.

Flexible and highly cost effective

Distance Learning offers you a flexible and highly cost effective way of enhancing your career, without interrupting it. You will be equipped with a comprehensive range of study guides and course books, enabling you to settle quickly into the routine of home study.

Career-enhancing qualifications

You will need to commit around 12 hours a week to your studies, however distance learning allows you to choose when and where you complete this study time, providing you with the greatest possible level of flexibility. This allows you to balance gaining a career-enhancing qualification with your work and family commitments.

Research-Informed teaching

Our courses have been developed by lecturers at the forefront of research in their fields. Subject information is updated constantly to ensure the courses remain abreast of developments in this fast-changing area. The very latest distance learning methods are employed to ensure you are provided with an intellectually stimulating, enjoyable and enriching learning experience.

Courses for professionals

Through their employees, employers also benefit from the new thinking and up-to-date research and ideas that the course provides. This enables companies to develop their staff with the skills and ability to move into senior roles within the company. Studying via distance learning allows staff to develop their skills without taking valuable time away from work or having to take a career break.

Overseas Agents

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. Please click below to view the agents and countries covered.

Distance Learning Agency Partners

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One of our students in Salta, Argentina

One of our students in Salta, Argentina