Security and Risk Management MSc, PGDip, PGCert, by distance learning

This is for you if you have, or aspire to have, responsibility for crime prevention, risk and security within your organisation. The increasing professionalisation of the security industry has meant that both existing security professionals and those seeking entry into the profession view a postgraduate degree as essential to their career ambitions. The course will not only enable you to develop your academic knowledge of crime, risk and security management, but it will also strengthen your professional skills and abilities. This distance learning degree will provide you with a thorough knowledge of security and crime risk analysis and management. You will develop an understanding of a range of theoretical models that explain why and how people commit crime, how to analyse and assess risk, and how to manage security.

Course syllabus:

  1. Exploring and Understanding Risk and Security

  2. Managing Security in the Workplace

  3. Understanding research methods and data analysis

  4. Cybercrime

  5. Writing a research proposal, research ethics and literature reviews

  6. Terrorism

  7. Dissertation