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M.S. Security and Safety Management – Safety Management and Engineering

The Security and Safety Management – Safety Management and Engineering program offered by Tampere University focuses 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.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: 1st of August 2021
Tuition Fee: € 12,000/year
Location: Hervanta Campus, Tampere, Finland

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. This is why the Security and Safety Management – Safety Management and Engineering program offered by Tampere University is the ideal degree to have at the moment.

Study Content

  • The Master’s Degree Programme in Security and Safety Management is a unique combination of technological and social scientific approaches. The insightful programme provides students with a solid understading 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 Safety Management and Engineering, 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.

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Here, everything is quite practical, which is more important and useful to me than learning some abstract things. We have the opportunity to participate in events in both Finland and abroad, and quite often we have guest speakers.

Lauren // United Kingdom // Master’s degree programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research

Career Opportunities

Possible job titles of our graduates are, for example:  

  • HSEQ manager 
  • Occupational safety specialist 
  • Risk manager 
  • Safety engineer 
  • Safety manager 
  • Safety officer 
  • System safety engineer 

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