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Security Governance, Security and Safety Management

Tampere University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Tampere
English
August 2022
Tampere University

About this program

Security Governance, Security and Safety Management

New professions will continue to emerge in both the public and private sectors (public administration, security organisations, businesses and civil society) locally, nationally and globally. The new professions in security, safety and risk management require innovative in-depth knowledge and skills that are based on interdisciplinary approaches and methodologies. Organisations and enterprises need highly qualified professionals with a thorough understanding of security and safety management, safety engineering, risk management, governance and leadership.

The Master’s Degree program in Security and Safety Management (SAFER) responds to this demand by educating experts who specialise in either Security Governance or Safety Management and Engineering. Depending on their major, students graduate with a Master’s degree in either administrative sciences MSc (Admin), or technology, MSc (Tech). The two majors have their own admission and degree requirements. Apart from the majors, the program mainly consists of joint courses. Students enrolled in SAFER can also choose courses across all the Faculties at Tampere University.

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Admission requirements

General eligibility

To be eligible to apply to a master’s programme at Tampere University, you must have:

  1. Bachelor’s degree - nationally recognized first cycle degree
    • an applicable bachelor’s degree at a university or a university of applied sciences in Finland
    • a bachelor's degree completed in a university outside Finland which provides eligibility for equivalent University master’s degree studies in the country in which it was awarded.
      • with a minimum scope of 180 ECTS credits, three to four years of full-time study
      • from a relevant field for the master’s degree programme that you’re applying to
      • from a recognised institution of higher education
  2. A good command of the English language for academic purposes.

Program-specific eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply to the specialisation of Security Governance in the Master's programme in Security and Safety Management you must have:

  • Completed a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a suitable field of social sciences.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

The Master’s Programme in Security and Safety Management is a unique combination of technological and social scientific approaches. The insightful programme provides students with a solid understanding of safety and security management, risk management, governance and leadership.

The studies consist of joint programme studies in Security and Safety Management, intermediate studies in governance of security, and elective studies in a chosen area (students pursuing a master's degree in technology are also required to complete an additional study module). Students may freely select their additional module (minor) to direct their expertise towards a desired career path or a field of interest.

All students in the Master’s Programme in Security and Safety Management take part in a joint master’s seminar towards the end of their studies and prepare a master’s thesis under the supervision of a professor.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition

Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens: 12000 € per academic year.

You will not be required to pay the fee if you are:

  • an EU/EEA citizen
  • equivalent to EU/EEA citizen (i.e. citizen of Switzerland)
  • already reside in Finland (a continuous A or a permanent P/P-EU residence permit), or have an EU Blue Card issued in Finland. The exempting residence permit must be valid when you are applying for studies and at least until 1 August i.e. when the study right commences. Please note that a residence permit in another EU/EEA country does not exempt you from the tuition fee.

Qualification

Degree earned

Master of Administrative Sciences

Extent of studies

120 ECTS

Study objectives

Towards a SAFER future!

The complex and rapidly changing security and safety environment, continuous technological advancements, and new needs concerning enterprise risk management, occupational safety and the protection of citizens are calling for innovative and future-oriented interdisciplinary education in the fields of security and safety management. Professions will continue to emerge in both the public and private sectors (public administration, security organisations, businesses and civil society) locally, nationally and globally.

These professions in security, safety and risk management require innovative in-depth knowledge and skills that are based on interdisciplinary approaches and methodologies. Organisations and enterprises need highly qualified professionals with a thorough understanding of security and safety management, safety engineering, risk management, governance and leadership.

The Master’s Programme in Security and Safety Management (SAFER) responds to this demand by educating experts in two different focus areas: Safety Management and Engineering [MSc (Tech)] and Security Governance [MSc (Admin)]. The two majors have their own admission and degree requirements.

Continuing studies

Postgraduate study opportunities

Students who complete the degree program are eligible to seek admission to doctoral studies. Graduates who major in Security Governance are eligible for doctoral studies in social sciences.

Career paths

The new security and safety and risk management professions and tasks in public administration, security organisations, businesses and civil society require new kind of in-depth knowledge and skills based on interdisciplinary approaches and methodologies. Local, regional, national, European and global organisations will need new highly qualified professionals who understand societal and human security as well as safety and risk management in the complex social, political and technological environment.

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Tampere University

Tampere University is one of the most multidisciplinary universities in Finland. Almost all internationally recognised fields of study are represented at our university. Tampere University is a merger of the former University of Tampere and Tampere University of Technology. University...


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Tampere University

Kalevantie 4
33100 Tampere
Finland

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