In the bachelor's degree program "security management"(BA) focuses on the qualification for interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial thinking. The aim is to penetrate the current and long term very relevant topic of "Security" from different angles application-oriented.
Security has become the face of numerous current risks, dangers and threats such as terrorism, petty crime or natural disaster, a central theme of modern societies. It is, in the first place, a public good which is under the responsibility of the State. The diverse and complex vulnerability on the one hand and the sensitivity to the preservation of tangible and intangible assets and property on the other hand makes the security for companies to a private commodity that is increasingly in demand.
Therefore, the need for expertise has increased for safety measures to be met both within the company itself and by the commissioning of security and protection service providers. As part of the privatization of state and municipal tasks, this need is also recognized for numerous public institutions and demand.
According to this high demand, there is a growing market for security professionals and the need for professional staff, also at the management level. It must be qualified so that it can build the security architecture in companies and organizations responsible and act accordingly. The competencies required for this can only be acquired at the management level through a corresponding university degree.
Objectives of the Bachelor program "Safety Management (BA)"
The bachelor program "Security Management" (BA) the DIPLOMA University prepares future security manager prior to their various tasks in the security industry and in corporate security. He provides them with the necessary business, social and legal sciences as well as selected technical knowledge.
To enable students to be active in the different professional activities of the private and public security in senior positions or as self-employed because they know the scientific basis of the disciplines involved and apply the instruments of security management safely. You can analyze and plan security strategies for different areas of activity in the security industry from a business point of view.
The admission of the study company is to the Winter Semester 2017/18 planned.
Modules and Events
The course of study follows a concept in which the one hand, the scientific topics fold be established systematically and provides, on the other hand, with increasing duration of study specializations and practical proportions increase. The acquired findings into account in the application-oriented course content at the end of their studies.
In addition to methodological foundations, communications and business English the following topics will be covered:
- Security and risk - political and social contexts
- Basics of Business Administration
- Legal framework of the security industry
- Security in the context of the economy
- Information Security Management
- Human Resource management
- Financial and cost management
- Applied Security Management
- Corporate Management
- Crime and Society
- Further aspects of technical safety
- security operations
In addition, one of the elective modules
- Business Security
- Safety Communication and Consulting
to get voted. Both applications are in demand in practice and allow for professional use in various topical areas of activity in the field of security.
Career - Your career prospects after graduation
The need for expertise in security measures has increased. In response to this high demand, there is a market for safety practices and, in particular, the need for professional staff at the management level. The trend towards the globalization of the German economy, as well as the increasing sensitivity to risks and dangers of entrepreneurial activities and the simultaneous withdrawal of state protective measures, will make the profession of security manager even more important.
Safety-related tasks are performed by university trained security managers and security manager substantially into three fields of activity: in the security industry, in the enterprise security as well as the government and security organization (BOS).
Furthermore, in addition to numerous technical professions (eg IT Security Management) activities as an independent security consultant, security officers, insurers, detective bureaus and an interesting career fields possible.
The program qualifies graduates to be employed in responsible functions in all professional activities of the private and public security:
- in the various fields of the security services industry (eg property and plant security, money and value-added services, monitoring and personal security, airport safety)
- in-security area of corporations and medium-sized companies, both in the central corporate security and in a location-Security (esp. Trade, industry, transport, finance, tourism and especially critical infrastructure),
- in consulting and insurance companies and in adjacent areas of activity within large companies (monitoring, personnel control, compliance, quality and transport safety, etc.),
- in international and export-oriented companies,
- in institutions (including associations, non-profit organizations, municipalities)
- at federal and state agencies with special security tasks (eg regulatory agencies, port safety authority) for which no specific career training (police) is required.
The successful study leads to the academic title Bachelor of Arts (BA) security management (LL.M.) at the DIPLOMA University, where the management or legal knowledge Further deepening. Following this, a promotion could be done.
In the presence of occupation is also a continuing education master's degree program, for example, "General Management" can (MBA), to be completed at the University DIPLOMA.
Distance learning: 7 term (180 ECTS) The actual study period can be free of charge study extended by up to 4 terms on the normal period.
Initial start of the winter semester 2017 expected! With enough participants then always in the winter term (October) and summer term (April).
This program is currently in the accreditation process by the accreditation agency AHPGS.
Tuition and Fees
Distance learning safety management: € 227.00 / month (. Total € 10,149.00 incl one-off examination fee of € 615,00).
Distance learning with real class lectures at selected study centers of the university and DIPLOMA in virtual form (real presence phases are here through interactive virtual courses replaced). Distance learning takes place alternating between self-study with study booklets and all-day Saturday-seminars (about 12-14 Saturdays per semester) of one of our selected nationwide study centers or online in a "virtual auditorium" of DIPLOMA online campus.
General university or technical college or master craftsman examination or in accordance with the regulation on access professionally qualified to higher education in the state of HessenIe either end of a professional career advancement of at least 400 hours, a technical school or a professional or administrative academy or audit in a nationally recognized training occupation followed by at least 2 years of work and existence of a special university entrance examination.
More information on specific accounts granted the DIPLOMA Hochschule like on demand. Applicants / inside, which do not meet the above conditions can initially participate as an auditor in the study, if the access authorization within max. 2 semesters is achieved.
In foreign degrees equivalence for admission must be proved.
Bachelor of Arts (BA) graduates obtain a Bachelor's certificate and a certificate and a penned in English "Diploma Supplement" and a "Transcript of Records" (Transcript of Records) that she / deport him internationally as an academic with a bachelor's degree ,
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