Foundation Degree in Security and Risk Management
Mode: Distance learning
Entry Requirements: Professionals with academic or vocational qualifications
Fees: £11,180 - UK/EU, International -£13,395, £9,220 -International Discount - see Eligible Countries
Application Deadline: 4th August 2014
Course Start Date: 1st September 2014
Length of Course: Between 3 and 4 years
The Foundation Degree in Security and Risk Management offers professionals working in the modern security industry the opportunity to further their understanding of the principles and practices involved in the assessment and management of risk in a global society. This distance learning programme opens the door to higher education to individuals in full or part-time employment enabling them to gain an academic qualification that can help enhance their career prospects.
Course Structure and Assessment
The course consists of twelve core modules, all of which must be successfully completed to attain the Foundation Degree. You can choose a study schedule to fit your own needs and pace, undertaking the programme over a period of between three and four years. If you follow the three year timetable you will have 12 weeks to complete each module and if you follow the four year timetable you will have 16 weeks to complete each module. Each module is assessed by a written assignment of 3,000 words.
You also have the opportunity to attend study schools during the course of the degree. Combining seminars, lectures, workshops and tutorials, these schools provide the opportunity to meet tutors and fellow students, to discuss the degree and share experiences, and to receive additional information, support and advice.
Level 1 modules will introduce you to the key concepts and subject areas associated with security and risk management.
|Module 1||Introduction to Security and Risk|
|Module 2||Understanding Risk and Security|
|Module 3||Understanding Leadership and Management|
|Module 4||Safety, Security and Crime|
|Module 5||Crime Prevention|
|Module 6||Information Technology and Security|
Level 2 modules develop and apply the knowledge and skills you have gained during level 1 at a more advanced level, examining specialised topics involving security, risk, crime and management in greater depth.
|Module 7||Introduction to Research Methods|
|Module 8||Research Design|
|Module 9||Security Management and Business Continuity|
|Module 10||Managing Security in the Workplace|
|Module 11||Crime in Context|
|Module 12||Developing Skills for Managing Security|
BA Security and Risk Management
Students who succesfully complete the Foundation Degree in Security and Risk Management may have the chance to progress to the BA in Security and Risk Management. This eighteen month programme allows students to build upon the knowledge and skills acquired from the Foundation Degree.
We actively seek students with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. The Foundation Degree programme is open to professional individuals with academic or vocational qualifications. We are also happy to consider applicants with significant work experience.
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