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Security Studies

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About the programme Security Studies

International terrorism, organised crime, cyber incidents, natural, health and industrial crises affect the security and safety of millions each day. This Bachelor of Science programme in The Hague teaches students to analyse and address contemporary security and safety challenges. Using various theoretical lenses, students unravel security cases by focusing on the political, historical and societal context, but also on governance structures, institutions and the role of the media. Special attention is given to the development of academic and professional skills as: critical thinking, writing, communication, research, teamwork, intercultural skills, organisational and leadership skills. But also on the application of these skills to contemporary security and safety cases. Graduates can find employment in both the public and private sector in various roles, such as a security policy officer, security consultant, risk manager or strategic security advisor.

Why study Security Studies in The Hague?

  • Interdisciplinary approach security and safety challenges
  • Three-step teaching philosophy: Explore, Understand and Do
  • Combination of lectures and skills labs; where academic and professional skills are trained in small groups

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