In this programme you acquire a high level of integrity and critical understanding of risk management, and the ability to apply this knowledge in both private and public sectors. You’ll achieve a business mindset to maximize your chances of success, and you’ll gain the skills to develop and lead high-quality safety and security functions now and in the future.
Core competence studies
During these studies, you will develop interactive skills and competences in business, entrepreneurship and project work and learn to recognize and evaluate opportunities in the business environment and analyze and assess the prerequisites for successful business.
Basics of Safety, Security and Risk Management
You will learn fundamental corporate and organizational safety, security and risk management theory and tools. You will also learn preparedness, information and cyber security compliance requirements ,best practices and development,. The studies also include the basics of leadership and you will develop your communication in English.
Sustainability and Business Analysis
During these studies, your skills in service business are strengthened. After completing the module, you are able to create value for customers in service business and use various tools in service design and digital marketing. You will also learn about sustainability, corporate responsibility, and circular business in organizations.
Expert in a Work Community (work placements)
Your studies include 30 ECTS worth of work placements which is approximately 5 months in total. You can choose to complete the work placements separately (two 15 ECTS periods) or combine the placements to a one longer period.
Expert in Development and Workplace Innovation (including the Thesis)
These studies will develop your abilities in studying individually and in teams, carrying out research and development work and supporting your career development and work identity. The degree includes a thesis amounting to 15 credits in which you demonstrate your expertise in your field. The thesis may be a workplace development project or be done as part of the university of applied sciences’ research and development activities.
Complementary competence studies
The rest of the degree (60 cr) consists of elective complementary competence studies. Degree certificate in Degree Programme in Security, Safety and Risk Management is granted only if the student has completed at least 45 credits complementary competence studies related to Security, Safety and Risk Management. The remaining 15 credits may consist of any complementary studies, such as language studies or studies in other fields.
You can choose from the following studies:
Corporate Safety and Security
Studies include corporate and organizational safety and compliance requirements and best practices, risk assessment, management, planning, assessment, and development. The main fields are information and cyber security management as well as occupational safety, health and quality. You will learn to define corporate and organizational safety and security compliance requirements, best practices and apply those. After these studies, you are also able to assess and manage risks related to corporate and organizational safety and security.
Preparedness in Society
Studies include international security, critical infrastructure protection and crime prevention phenomena, compliance requirements and best practices, risk assessment and management and assessment and development. After these studies, you know how to define international security, critical infrastructure protection and crime prevention phenomena, compliance requirements, best practices and apply those. You will learn to analyse global threats and those impact to societies and assess and manage critical infrastructure’s risk and crime risks.
Studies include compliance requirements and best practices in risk, safety and security management, business continuity and environmental risk management. You will learn to plan, assess and develop risk, safety and security management, business continuity and environmental risk management as part of the operations of a corporation or organization.
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- Full Time
Upper secondary school completed outside Finland + official translation.
The Safety, Security and Risk Management studies starting in autumn 2023 will be implemented as blended learning studies. Blended learning studies have at most three days of contact lessons, three times each semester. Most of the studies are conducted independently, in group work, online and, where possible, in your own workplace.
- 3.5 years
- Full Time
- Blended Learning