Next application period: Jan 7th-20th 2021. Studies start in fall 2021.
Laurea provides the programme as an online-oriented blended learning. In blended learning, students have on average 2.5 days of contact lessons three times in a semester. In addition, studies are conducted independently, in group work, online and, where possible, in student's own workplace.
Organisations and companies are very interested in the skills of students in this programme. During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in many different projects and development assignments with external partners and companies. These projects may be related, for instance, to risk assessment in organisations, planning risk treatment methods, planning of safety and security or organizing safety and security training.
During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in various sponsored research projects with other students and Laurea staff. For example, students have participated in Laurea’s research projects related to crisis management and best practices in leadership. These projects have included studying the components of good leadership when comparing crisis management in a UN operation with business management in a listed company. During your safety, security and risk management studies, you can add several workplace and research projects to your CV, demonstrating your competence as a safety, security and risk management expert.
As an expert in safety, security and risk management, you have excellent employment opportunities. In Finland, the employment rate of safety, security and risk management graduates ranks at the top of all fields of employment in Finland.
Graduates from the safety, security and risk management degree programme usually find employment as experts or team leaders or in middle management. You may work, for example, in safety, security and risk management planning, development and expert jobs in companies or as a consultant. You may also be employed at schools or companies as a safety, security and risk management trainer.
Other possible jobs include an official, an expert in an insurance company or the financial sector or a fire inspector in the rescue department. If you also are a qualified police or military officer, you may find employment as an expert in a police department or the Defence Forces.
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Safety, security and risk management are very important issues in today’s world. Safety and security contribute greatly to the success of business, both nationally and internationally. There is a clear demand for experts in safety, security and risk management, and as a Bachelor of Business Management specialising in safety, security and risk management you will have excellent opportunities for employment and career.
Degree Programme in safety, security and risk management includes foundation studies of the Service Business Management programme. In order to be able to work as a safety, security and risk management specialist, you must learn and understand the basics of business, entrepreneurship, customer-driven service development, leadership, and the economy and business law. The specialization studies provide the opportunity to deepen knowledge in risk management, corporate safety and security and preparedness in society. The programme includes two work placements, each of them worth 15 credits. The first one is at least a basic-level placement and the second one focuses on workplace development. Also, final thesis is included (15 ECTS).
- 42 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Application period 7th-20th Jan 2021. Studies start in fall 2021.
DisciplinesRisk Management Strategic Management Technology Management
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
One of the following:
- the Finnish general upper secondary school syllabus and/or the Finnish Matriculation examination;
- an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma;
- a Reifeprüfung (RP) Diploma or Deutsche Internationale Abitur (DIA) degree;
- a European Baccalaureate Diploma (EB);
- a Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification with a scope of 120 credit units or 180 credit points;
- a Finnish post-secondary or higher vocational level diploma;
- a foreign qualification that provides eligibility for higher education studies in the country in question. Generally speaking the graduation certificate awarded after completion of 12 years of upper secondary school.
International8000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8000 EUR per year during 42 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 42 months.
Tuition fee applies to non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens.
Living costs for Espoo
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Grants are intended for students paying yearly tuition fee in accordance with the grant fund regulations. The grants are provided to students applying for them provided that the student has completed at least 60 credits of studies that count towards their degree programme in the previous academic year ending on 31st July. The size of any grant is to be at most equivalent to 10% of the yearly tuition fee.
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Updated in the last year
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