BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SECURITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT STUDIES

When you want to decide to pursue higher education you are faced with many choices and challenges. Your current options are

1. To go abroad to complete your degree

2. Complete a distance learning degree with virtually no face to face contact with the lecturers

3. Complete a degree locally in a totally irrelevant field or a degree which has little relevance to your field of work or complete a lower level qualification such as a certificate relevant to your field of study at home.

You are also often faced with these challenges

1. Your employer would not release you to go for studies during office hours or daytime

2. You could not get a pay-leave to go abroad

3. You are unable to take your family with you to go with you for studies abroad (lack of finance)

4. There is no one to look after your family at home when you are studying abroad

5. The course fees are too high

6. You are unable to commit three whole years for studying only

7. Local degrees are not recognized internationally

Well, the Institute for Security and Law Enforcement Studies (ISLES) is pleased to offer you a solution to all these problems. The ISLES is now accepting applications to Bachelor of Science in Security and law Enforcement Studies.

General Objectives of the degree

The goal of the BSc in Security & Law Enforcement Studies is to enhance the delivery of high quality, professional security services by the security and law enforcement agencies in the Maldives. The objectives of the BSc in Security & Law Enforcement Studies are:

a. To build the professional knowledge and capacity of the security sector officers

b. To offer knowledge and skills that enhance the delivery of security and law enforcement services

c. To develop a body of professional knowledge that is designed for and delivered in the Maldives

d. To enhance the professional standing and International recognition of the security and law enforcement agencies in the Maldives

Why chose ISLES BSc Security and Law Enforcement Studies?

There are many reasons why you should choose the BSc in Security & Law Enforcement Studies programme at ISLES. Here are some that would convince you.

Internationally Recognised Degree

The BSc Security and Law Enforcement Studies is accredited by the Maldives Qualification Authority (MQA) as a Maldives National Qualification Framework (MNQF) level 7 degree which is also recognized internationally and taught by Foreign Experts from UK. It is NOT a distance learning degree. The degree is recognized by Scottish Qualification Authority, thus allowing you direct access to Master level studies in other universities without having to do bridging or upgrading studies.

Flexible and Convenient Timing

The time schedule is flexible and convenient. All classes are held in the evenings such that you would not have to face the dilemma of family and work commitments VS educational objectives.

Exit point qualifications

Best part of the degree is that if you are unable to continue the degree due to financial, work or family related issue you can will receive an exit point qualification for each year of degree completed

Year 1 Diploma in Security and Law Enforcement

Year 2 Associate Degree in Security and Law Enforcement

Year 3 Bachelor of Science in Security and Law Enforcement

Uniqueness

This is the only degree of its kind strictly relevant to security and law enforcement sector that is currently offered in the Maldives. No other institute of higher learning offers a degree in the discipline of security and law enforcement

Target group:

The BSc in Security & Law Enforcement Studies is especially designed for those who are working or wish to pursue a career in these Security and Law Enforcement institutions and agencies

• Maldives Customs Services,

• Department of Immigration and Emigration,

• Department of Penitentiary and Rehabilitation Services (DPRS),

• Maldives Ports Authority (MPA), includes airport

• Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF),

• Human Rights Commission of the Maldives (HRCM),

• Maldives Police Service (MPS),

• Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC),

• Prosecutor General’s Office (PG),

• Auditor General Office (AGO),

• Attorney General’s Office (AG),

• Private Security Firms,

• Hotel and Tourism sector security personnel, and

• Anyone wishing to pursue a career in security and law enforcement sector

Value for Money:

The international recognition, the qualification of lectures, assessment methods, the uniqueness, the flexibility and the target audience of this degree makes it worth the money. The ISLES also understand the high cost of living in Male’ and provides extremely low and competitive tuition fee for the BSC Security and Law Enforcement Studies. Course fee is US$ 2500/- per year or approximately MRF 38550/- per year.

COURSE OUTLINE

 Year One

  • Preparing for Academic Studies
  • Shariah in a Changing World
  • Introduction to Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Understanding Society
  • Security & Law Enforcement: Contemporary Issues and Interventions
  • The Psychology of Human Behavior

Year Two

  • Leadership and Management in Security and Law Enforcement
  • Security Management and Technology
  • Fundamentals of Management Dynamics
  • Managing People at Work
  • Ethics and Governance in the Criminal Justice System
  • Strategic Operational Management

Year Three

  • Contemporary Crime, Policing and Security
  • Juvenile Crime and Justice
  • Human Rights, Global Insecurity and the Law
  • Theories and Concepts of Law Enforcement
  • Investigation, Evidence and Prosecution
  • Maritime Security and Terrorism

 

GENERAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

1. Higher Secondary Education with minimum 2 passes, or

2. Diploma level training programme relevant to Security and Law Enforcement Studies or

3. Certificate level IV training programme relevant to Security and Law Enforcement Studies and be a serving member of one of the agencies in the security sector or

4. Be 20 years old and have One (1) pass in Lower Secondary School Examination and have at least 1 year of work experience

HOW TO APPLY

1. Download the Course Application Form from the ISLES website along with the CV Form and Reference Form.

Click the following links to download forms 

1. Course Application Form

2. CV Form

3. Reference Form

2. Complete and submit the forms along with the documents mentioned in the forms to

The Institute for Security and Law Enforcement Studies (ISLES)

Maldives Police Service

6th Floor, Iskandhar Koshi 01,

Ameenee magu

Male’
3. All applications must reach ISLES before 16:00hrs, 28th December 2014

4. All applications must be enclosed in an A4 size envelope and labelled with the following

Application for BSc Security and Law Enforcement Studies

Name:

Address:

Mobile:

5. ISLES will notify you of the outcome of your application by mid January 2015.

For specific inquiries you may contact the course coordinator via email at [email protected] , [email protected]