Bucks New University

Security Consultancy pt

Bucks New University

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 3 Years
Online campus Yes
Delivery of study materials Yes
Support service Yes
Virtual classes Yes
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    3 Years
  • Online campus
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service
  • Virtual classes

If you’re looking to move into, or progress in, security consultancy, our distance-learning degree provides a compelling route.

You’ll develop specialist insight, and acquire the skills and contacts to maximise the many opportunities open to you in the security and related industries.

BA (Hons) Security Consultancy scored 100% overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2018.
The course has been designed to give prospective and practising security consultants the skills and knowledge to operate with confidence in this sector.

Blending the academic framework for consultancy practices, with the security needs and requirements for today’s businesses, we’ll cover the key areas of knowledge you need to get ahead in the field.

You’ll delve into everything from threat and risk, and the security of crowded places, to cyber security, terrorism studies and organisational resilience.

To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

By the end of the programme, you will be well placed to maximise on employment opportunities in commercial security. It could help with promotion prospects within your current organisation or you could also take your specialist skills into the oil and gas sector or other extractive industries, work amongst the NGO community or realise an ambition to run your own consultancy.

· Who is it intended for?

This degree is for anyone whose role involves ensuring security protection is incorporated into operations and organisational functions, or those aspiring to move into this work. You may already have experience and skills in security consultancy or management as a generalist or specialist, and be looking to add academic recognition to your experience and professional qualifications. We welcome students who have not been in education for some time, or graduates from other relevant programmes looking to continue their professional and academic development.

· Requirements

Applicants should have a relevant foundation degree and/or appropriate experience and industry qualifications. As the programme uses ICT resources to deliver and assess the course, students should be competent in the use of applications such as Windows and MS Office. All applicants will be interviewed to ensure that they are capable of study at degree level.

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What you'll learn on the course

IT risk
Risk Assessment
Risk Analysis
Risk Management
Risk Insurance Management
IT Law
IT Manager
Security Risk

Course programme

The modules available on this course are as follows:

Year 1 Modules
  • Threat and Risk
  • Security Risk Management
  • Information (with Cyber) Security
  • Management of Self, Teams and Projects
Year 2 Modules
  • Research – Dissertation Part One
  • Crowded Places Security
  • Investigations
  • Organisational Resilience
Year 3 Modules
  • Strategic Security Management
  • Enterprise
  • Terrorism Studies
  • Research – Dissertation Part Two

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