Cyber crime and terrorism are among the biggest threats facing society and are key priorities for the government at all levels.
This MA will give you an in-depth understanding of the constantly changing nature of online crimes and criminal behaviour, opening up a range of exciting career opportunities.
Learning from industry experts, with a wealth of academic and practical experience, you will gain knowledge of the threats, trends, issues and responses in terrorism and cybersecurity as well as the crucial ethical questions.
Why Cyber Crime and Terrorism at Swansea?
As a postgraduate student at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, you will be part of a globally recognised law school, with a thriving academic environment committed to excellence in teaching and research, and offering an exceptional student experience.
You can engage directly with project work and with stakeholders who can provide insights and cutting-edge knowledge of cyber crime and terrorism.
The course has strong relationships with national and international partners, including policymakers, government and industrial security practitioners, military organisations, and communities.
Swansea University is ranked 26th in the UK for research quality and 22nd for research impact (REF 2014).
Your Cyber Crime and Terrorism MA Experience
On this specialist postgraduate degree, you will benefit from expertise in the law school’s research centres, including the Cyberterrorism Project.
You will also learn through:
Guest lectures within the delivery of modules and as additional learning.
The opportunity for work placements and collaborative research projects.
Swansea University was named University of the Year in the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards for the second time in five years. As well as being crowned University of the Year, Swansea University took the top spot in the International category and placed top three in the Postgraduate, and Course and Lecturers categories. The Whatuni Student Choice Awards are voted for entirely by students, with more than 41,000 reviews and comments submitted from more than 160 UK institutions.
In the prestigious Guardian University Guide 2021, we are placed 24th in the UK and have won the Welsh University of the Year title for the second time in three years, cementing our position as Wales’ leading higher education institution.
We place our students at the heart of everything. As a result, we achieved a gold rating, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and are ranked 6th in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey for 2020.
Our stunning waterfront campuses make us a desirable location for students and staff from around the world, and our multicultural community provides a global perspective, enabling those who join us to develop skills and knowledge that set them on successful and enriching careers.