Laurea is the only University of Applied Sciences in Finland to offer a degree programme in safety, security and risk management. You will learn to plan, deploy and evaluate organisations’ safety, security and risk management and lead different teams and working life projects. You are able to profile yourself as a specialist in the field of security, safety or risk management, physical security, information security, cyber security, security of business operations, business continuity management, security of society, occupational safety or personnel security.
During your studies, you will learn to assess the financial effect of safety, security and risk management procedures and the effect of related and occurred risks. Studies include communication and multi-cultural studies, since maintaining and developing a secure and safe living and operational environment requires networks and collaboration skills. You can also start your career as an entrepreneur during your studies.
As a Bachelor of Business Administration, you will have an effect on the companies’ and organisations’ productivity. Besides safety, security and risk management, your core competence areas will be customer oriented service business development, marketing and management. Also understanding financial management and compliance requirements will be emphasised during your future career. In addition to your skills and competences you are able to research and analyse organisations’ external environment and create development plans.
Studies at Laurea utilise group work as a learning method, allowing students to gain valuable experience in project management. The material for the studies is available in print and electronic forms, and the Leppävaara campus library has the country's largest safety, security and risk management related collection of books and articles.
Core competence modules (150 cr):
Business operations (30 cr)
Basics of corporate security and risk management (30 cr)
Service business (30 cr)
Expert in work community (30 cr)
Expert in development and workplace innovation (30 cr)
Complementary modules (60 cr):
Risk management (20 cr)
Corporate security and safety operations (20cr)
Security in open society (20 cr)
You are able to profile your competence through the work placements, thesis and complementary competence modules. You may profile yourself to e. g. risk management, corporate security and safety operations, security in open society or cyber security. The modules of complementary competence include e. g. security, safety or risk management, physical security, information security, cyber security, security of business operations, safety of products and services, business continuity management, security of society, occupational safety and personnel security.
This programme is part of the educational offerings of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Safety and Security.