Bachelor's Degree Programme in Security Management
A degree in Security Management (Espoo, Leppävaara) prepares students for a career in security related business. Throughout their studies, students develop the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in today's dynamic and competitive security environment. They acquire a broad understanding of security in various industry sectors and gain practical knowledge of all the basic functions of business.
Graduates will have essential skills in teamwork, communication and project work. As a key element of their studies, students collaborate with lecturers and experts from various security businesses to work on various projects and authentic security challenges in an international environment.
Security graduates are practically oriented and can work in different organizations and companies as experts and managers. They are able to employ analytical skills in decision-making and will have the competence in establishing and operating their own enterprises. The student develops his/her competence in designing and developing services.
The degree programme in Security Management (210 ECTS) consists of core competence (150 ECTS) and complementary competence (60 ECTS) modules. Complementary studies are available in risk management, corporate security and safety operations and international security. In addition, you have an opportunity to study more Information security as complementary competence.
Students can also choose study modules from other Laurea campuses and degree programs (Business Information Technology, Business management, for examples), other universities in the area as well as partner universities abroad.
Core competence (compulsory studies) 150 ECTS
Business Operations 30 ECTS
Basics of Security and Risk Management 30 ECTS
Service Business 30 ECTS
Expert in a Work Community 30 ECTS
Placement -1 15 ECTS
Placement -2 15 ECTS
Expert in Development and Workplace Innovation 30 ECTS
Career Planning 5 ECTS (2+2+1)
Research Communications and Project Management 5 ECTS
Research and Development Methods 5 ECTS
Bachelor's Thesis 15 ECTS
Complementary competence (specialization studies) 60 ECTS
Complementary studies: module scope 15-30 ECTS focusing on
- security and safety specialist
- security planning officer
- security manager
- risk manager
- facility manager
- head of risk management
- head of security
- fire inspector
- security sector instructor
Laurea exchange programme is a part of the internalisation of studies. Laurea has a network of around 250 international cooperation partners around the world. The network includes higher education institutions, companies and other organisations. Students will have an opportunity to study or do traineeship at one of the partners institutions of Laurea. Visit our
SoleMOVE System to find out more about the partner institutions for your degree program. Our exchange planning officer will guide you through the process.Read more about student
exchange programme at Laurea's partner institutions.