The Master’s degree programme in International Security Management from Berlin School of Economics and Law combines theoretical aspects of international security studies with practical applications, such as risk, crisis, and disaster management; the protection of critical infrastructure; and quality assurance in the security sector. These issues are all taught in context, with a focus on professionalism, human rights, and accountability. Class attendance is mandatory.
The Master’s degree programme is open to graduates of Bachelor’s degree courses in any academic discipline related to security, with a preference for students with a Bachelor’s degree and/or practical experience in the areas of security studies / security management, international relations, international law, public administration, criminology, policing studies, or IT security.
Graduates of the degree programme International Security Management are awarded the internationally-accepted qualification »Master of Arts« (M.A.) The degree programme qualifies graduates to assume management roles in commercial and state security organizations, as well as to shoulder demanding security tasks in nationally and internationally-active companies and state agencies, NGOs and aid organizations.
- Research and Methodology
- Globalisation, Security Challenges & Governance
- International Management of Risks and Crises
- Organisation, Leadership and Economics of Security Management
- Crime Control in a Global Environment
- Information, Knowledge Protection and Cybersecurity
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- University degree (min. 180 ECTS)
- Letter of motivation (in English)
- Curriculum Vitae (in English)
Your English level has to be minimum level advanced B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of References) or above. The required minimum score of the accepted English certificates are listed below.We accept certificates of up to two years old.
- TOEFL iBT – 87 points
- IELTS – 6.0 points
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There are is no tuition. You only have to pay the €300 semester enrolment fees and an administration fee.
Living costs for Berlin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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