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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media

Security & Safety Studies via distance learning


This Doctor Ph.D. Degree of safety and security studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to the theoretical and practical aspects of risks and threats that may come in all shapes: technological, political, economic... Safety and security issues are considered from the traditional to the most technologically advanced. It covers topics such as crisis management, security engineering, natural and man-made disasters and emergencies, risk management, and control, protection and mitigation issues.


Academic Supervisor : Anna Sofie Helen Bolin
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...


The Doctor Ph.D. Degree online via distance learning offers students the highest level of specialization a discipline can offer. More info...

* 45 to 72 academic credits above a Master's program.
* Average Duration: 24 months.
* Program Structure: 70% textbooks + 30% Thesis.
* Admission is open for adults over 27 years of age.
* Master's degree or international equivalent (5 years of study) is required for admission.


Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned postgraduate credit: 130 Euros (170 US$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)


45 ... 72 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).


"Companies of today value those who demonstrate the will power, responsibility, motivation and capacity for self-improvement required by distance learning higher education." Business Today.

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...



Faculty of Business & Media via distance learning


Faculty of Business & Media



Doctor Ph.D. Degree

Security & Safety Studies via distance learning


45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.


+ 45 Academic credits - Security & Safety Studies Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.



+ 45 Academic credits: Security & Safety Studies Online


BIU Earned Credits
Credits earned through the completion of academic work at Bircham International University (Reports, Projects and Thesis).


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):

You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...


Postgraduate level continuing education course.
Previous knowledge in this field of study is required.


601SSS - Crime Law and Prevention
602SSS - Legal Science
603SSS - Security & Safety Studies
604SSS - Web Administration & Security
605SSS - Trade Marks & Intellectual Rights
606SSS - Security Programs
607SSS - Security Risk Analysis
608SSS - Digital Privacy
609SSS - Industrial Protection & Espionage
610SSS - Occupational Safety & Health
611SSS - Cyber Security
612SSS - Data Security & Cryptography
613SSS - International Crime & Security
614SSS - Risk Management & Insurance
615SSS - Security Management
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Bibliography: Security & Safety Studies via distance learning
The corresponding textbooks are included in the fees. Once the fee has been paid, the books may take between two to five weeks to reach your address. Bircham International University offices may inform you at any time of the status of your books. If the book is in English, the required report must be written in English unless you have requested to write it in other language and have gained Bircham International University authorization. More info...
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+ Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Occupational Safety & Health.


Research work resources and network - Doctor - Security & Safety Studies:


AEI - Agrupación Innovadora de Ciberseguridad y Tecnologías Avanzadas
AFDSD - Association Française de Droit de la Sécurité et de la Défense
AIMCSE - Asociación Internacional de Miembros de Cuerpos de Seguridad y Emergencias
AISPC - Asociación Internacional de Seguridad y Protección Civil
ALAS - Asociación Latinoamericana de Seguridad
ANCITE - Asociación Nacional de Ciberseguridad y Pericia Tecnológica
AP2SI - Associação Portuguesa para a Promoção da Segurança da Informação
ASDGTC - Association de Sécurité, Sûreté et de Défense Globale
ASIS - American Society for Industrial Security
ASSP - American Society of Safety Professionals
CASIS - Canadian Association of Security and Intelligence Studies
CDSE - Club des Directeurs de Sécurité & de Sûreté des Entreprises
ESF - European Safety Federation
EUISS - European Union Institute for Security Studies
FAQSS - Fédération des Associations Qualité & Sécurité en Santé
FFPR - Fédération Française de la Protection Rapprochée
IAHSS - International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety
IASAP - International Association of Security Awareness Professionals
IASPSC - International Association of Professional Security Consultants
IISSM - International Institute of Security & Safety Management
ISF - Information Security Forum
ISMA - International Security Management Association
ISMS Forum - Asociación Española para el Fomento de la Seguridad de la Información
ISS - Africa Institute for Security Studies
ISSA - Information Systems Security Association
MSN - Museum Security Network
NTSC - National Technology Security Coalition
OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe
SEGURILATAM - Asociación Latinoamericana de Seguridad
SIA - Security Industry Association
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Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional. Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...



+ 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).



Admission requirements: Doctor - Security & Safety Studies

Bircham International University distance learning degree admission requirements differ depending upon the Faculty and the major of study. There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, sex, beliefs and/or religion. A minimum of 30% of the total number of credits required by any adult degree program syllabus has to be transferred from previous education and/or validated from professional experience in order to gain admission. A maximum of 20% of the total number of credits required by the distance learning degree program can be transferred from professional and life experience. More info...


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Learning outcomes: Doctor - Security & Safety Studies


The following learning outcomes are compatible with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning and continuing education. The EQF directives facilitate acceptance of this course credits by many higher education institution. These learning outcomes are achieved after completion of this course with a passing grade. Better grades will demonstrate higher analysis, evaluation and critical thinking skills. More info...


EQF LEVEL 6. Advanced knowledge and critical understanding.
Outcome resulting from course content assessment and its applicability to problem solving.

The student's ability to combine the different parts of the text and to form a new coherent and harmonic final report will determine the critical understanding of the subject and an advanced knowledge of Security & Safety Studies. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Security & Safety Studies to different Business & Media decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...


EQF LEVEL 7. Advanced knowledge and critical thinking.
Outcome resulting from written critical thinking and its applicability to problem solving.

The student will contrast and evaluate the learned material with his/her own knowledge and experience to express an opinion about Security & Safety Studies, to consider the practical application of the key concepts, and to argue the conclusions along the written report. Personal judgments and opinion should be based on sound criteria and must be clearly discussed. More info...



BIU adapts each Distance Learning Higher Education degree program to the needs of each student. More info...



Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media

Security & Safety Studies Online


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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Security & Safety Studies


Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online via distance learning


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