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Risk and Security Management (Distance Learning) BSc (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4.5 Years

Course summary

**Overview**If you’re already working in security, or want to break into the field, this flexible BSc (Hons) Risk and Security Management distance learning degree course will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to take on ambitious roles and realise your potential.We've developed this course with the private security sector, so the skills and knowledge you develop are relevant and valuable to your career. You'll study topics including strategic and operational management, risk management, security management, business continuity management, cyber security, investigations and counter fraud.With your expertise in the latest security and risk management techniques, processes and approaches, you’ll graduate from this course with enhanced career opportunities and the ability to contribute more value to your current employer. You'll also learn skills you can apply to your current role before you graduate.**What you'll experience**On this Risk and Security Management course you’ll:- Develop academic and professional expertise in the security sector- Work at your own pace, in your own time and in your own location, with interactive online learning materials- Join virtual study days with live seminars, interviews and question and answer sessions- Have optional opportunities to attend the University- Get the same support and similar benefits to students based on campus- Develop academic and professional expertise in the security sector- Have full access to the University Library's online resources- Be taught by leading academics from the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies- Specialise in areas that are relevant to you, by choosing modules that match your interests and career ambitions- Have the chance to complete the course more quickly if you have relevant prior learning or work experience- Get a Certificate of Higher Education after 18 months and a Diploma of Higher Education after 36 months, even if you don't complete the full course**Careers and opportunities**When you finish the course, you’ll boost your career prospects and be prepared to take on roles across the public, private and military security sector.If you're not already in work or want to take on a new role, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years as you advance in your career."Each course through research opened my eyes to a changing world and provided me with the tools necessary to be a better security manager in this dynamic domain." – Oneil Wildgoose, BSc Hons Risk and Security Management student

Tuition fees

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£ 3,080per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

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    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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