Security management has become an increasingly important issue in organisations, with many now employing specialists to protect their people, assets, information and reputation from risks such as crime, fraud, accidents and protesters. This course is therefore designed to meet this increased need for enhanced professionalism.
The course can be studied through campus-based learning or through a combination of distance learning and block teaching.
What will I experience?
Develop your knowledge and skills to meet new guidelines and regulations Improve your career prospects for employment or promotion
What opportunities might it lead to?
Who should attend the course?
Graduates seeking a specialist qualification to secure a job in security Security and fraud risk professionals holding a good honours degree Policy-makers with a responsibility for security with a good honours degree
Security Management (Campus Block Teaching) Research Methods and Research Management (Campus Teaching and Distance Learning) 15,000-word Dissertation
Two options from:
Crisis Management and Governance (Campus Block Teaching) Cybercrime, Security and Risk Management (Campus Block Teaching) Investigation and Psychology (Campus Teaching and Distance Learning) Countering Fraud and Corruption (Campus Teaching and Distance Learning) International Fraud and Corruption (Campus Teaching and Distance Learning)
Please note that all options are subject to minimum student numbers and may not all be available. In addition, the course structure may vary from year to year. However, course content and learning opportunities will not be diminished by this.
This course is delivered on campus via lectures, seminars and the latest e-resources. Some of the core units are shared with distance learning students over intensive teaching blocks.
Assessment will be based upon a range of written assignments including essays, reports, a presentation, a dissertation proposal and a dissertation of 15,000 words.
Risks and new regulation have increased the needs for enhanced professionalism in the field. This course is designed to help those working in the field to gain the relevant skills and knowledge to meet these needs. It may also be followed by those wishing to enter employment in this sector.
A good honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5. Campus-based applicants require a minimum score of 6.0 in all individual components.
Recipient: University of Portsmouth
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