Bachelor of Security Management

This qualification will equip the graduate with the skills and knowledge to work within the security industry as either Security Manager, Company Director or Company Owner

The private security industry is one of the most internationally diversified industries, services are offered in armoured cars, executive protection, event management, general guarding, risk management, investigations.


Core Units

There are eight (8) Core units followed by the required Electives contextualised to your selected major.

Establish and maintain an occupational health and safety system

Coordinate security operations

Assess security risk management options

Manage quality customer service

Manage people performance

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Ensure team effectiveness

Manage risk


Elective Units –Security Management

There are ten (10) electives required to be completed, students can select any 10 from the following list.

Prepare security risk management plan

Implement security risk management plan

Determine strategy for the implementation of biometrics technology

Assess biometrics system

Manage budgets and financial plans

Recruit, select and induct staff

Build and sustain an innovative work environment

Develop and implement a business plan

Develop a marketing plan

Facilitate continuous improvement

Develop organisation policy

Review security screening in an operational environment

Manage compliance with regulatory authorities

Ensure a safe workplace

Develop processes for the management of breaches in compliance requirements

Manage personal work priorities and professional development

Support the recruitment, selection and induction staff

Implement diversity in the workplace

Develop and use emotional intelligence

Manage meetings

Manage expatriate staff

Develop and manage performance-management processes

Manage workforce planning

Manage an information or knowledge management system

Establish systems that support innovation

Develop a workplace learning environment

Manage employee relations


Final Assessment

Students liaise with their nominated assessor / mentor in relation to final assessment methodology which can either be a thesis or workplace observation (refer to student handbook for details)

Course Duration

As there are no set classes or timetables students can study in their own time at their own pace it is expected that students will complete the program in 1 to 3 years.

No penalties apply if students take up to 5 years.

Earn a dual qualification

Students can earn an Australian Nationally Recognised Qualification CPP50611 – Diploma of Security and Risk Management in conjunction with this degree course, at no extra cost,

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