Professional Graduate Diploma in Counter Terrorism and Security

Developing your ability to critique current terrorist threats.

Aventis Graduate School

Professional Graduate Diploma in Counter Terrorism and Security


This programme seeks to improve professional standards by deepening students’ understanding of the history and motivates of terrorism. Hence, developing their ability to critique current terrorist threats and possible counter terrorist measures.

6 Months Part Time
Weekend Classes
4 Modules

Programme Structure

This Graduate Diploma comprises of 4 modules and is structured around the work commitments and priorities of working professionals. The details of the modules can be found below.


Security & Risk Management

Examine the development of security, and the application of criminological theory to security.

Counter Terrorism & Current Threats

Explore the evolution of national security and counterterrorism and evaluates approaches to formulating effective counterterrorist strategies.

Security & Loss Prevention

Address on the security professional’s fundamental responsibilities, such as planning, compliance, applicant screening, and workplace safety.

Criminology and Behavioural Psychology

Acquire the methodological skills and theoretical tools that criminology practitioner’s use, and study specific ways of understanding people and their behaviour.


This is 100% coursework based program.

Delivery Structure

The classes would be held at 4 weekend blocks of 2 full day classes.

9am to 5pm9am to 5pm


Dr James Morgan

PhD in Criminology

  • Former Director of JCM Research Consulting
  • Senior Lecturer in London Metropolitan University
  • Member of British Society of Criminology & European

Mr Anthony Lee

Master of Business Administration

  • Security & BCP Professional with over 14 years of strategic management experience in Asia Pacific
  • Led cross-cultural teams of over 30 Security, BCP and Facility Leads in Asia Pacific and Middle East

Mr Kannan Govindasami

Master of Arts in Communication Management

  • Regionally experienced professional in the areas of Investigations, Corporate Security, Audit and Training
  • Invited Speaker at numerous conferences on Investigations, Compliance, Internal Control and Fraud related areas in the region


After studying this Professional Graduate Diploma, you would be able to have a chance to pursue a rewarding career as a (but not limited to):

  • Policy makers in government institutions
  • Police, Military, Customs and Immigration
  • Emergency Services and Public Transport
  • Airport and Airline Security

Academic Progression To Master's Degree

Upon completion, students will be eligible to embark onto the related Masters from our partner Universities, which can be completed within 1 year.

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Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Professional Graduate Diploma in Counter Terrorism and Security by Aventis Graduate School.

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential and managerial skills.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline, or;

A Diploma in any course (minimum of 5 years relevant work experience), or;

Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of working experience.

Commencement Date

Next intake: May 2022


Please download the brochure or enquire at 9151 3308  for more information.

What Do Our Students Say About Us?

“I have been very impressed with this course as there was a totally professional approach to class engagement and the lecturer very quickly identified our needs, offering a 1st class training course. There was excellent communication from him that gave us confidence in our work every step of the way. I would not hesitate to recommend this course.”
Mr. Khalil Hamid
Senior Security Officer, CISCO
“Very professional and also very approachable. The lecturer kept in touch with everyone in the class and made sure our needs were met. If I needed to chat about industry trends, she made time for me. Also, she has a very good understanding of my industry.”
Ms. Holly See
Security Training Manager, Singapore Customs


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 9151 3308.

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