Colleges and universities award bachelor’s degrees to students who complete specific coursework in their defined field of study. One might assume a BSc, or a Bachelor of Science, refers to a degree related to a scientific discipline, but many of branches of knowledge unrelated to science may award a BSc.
What is a BSc in Security? Students who pursue this degree enter a world of fighting cybercrime using the latest technology and cyber security techniques. They learn how to protect people from identity and data theft, as well as secure business and government networks, data and information. Graduates learn how to identify network vulnerabilities, taking action before those vulnerabilities are compromised.
Security students typically practice analytical and organizational skills in order to conduct successful digital forensics investigations. They also can develop a strong sense of ethics, understanding that they deal daily with private and personal information.
Obtaining a BSc in Security typically takes the average student four years to complete, attending school full time. Every experience is different, however, and some students may finish sooner or take longer to earn their degree. Cost of tuition depends on the type of university attended, private, public or online.
A graduate with a BSc in Security can take many career paths. They can become enterprise system security architects, system security analysts and designers, and IT systems forensics consultants and investigators. They may work in companies large and small, since all require complex computer networks to conduct everyday business. Graduates may also decide to seek careers in digital law enforcement at the local, state and federal level, investigating cyber crimes and catching those who commit them.
Colleges and universities around the world offer a BSc in Security. Online educational institutions also offer the degree. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. [+]
In the English-taught bachelor Security Studies, you will study contemporary century security challenges in a complex world. You will analyse these challenges at all levels from various perspectives and learn to formulate strategies by looking at real-life security practices. This will develop your knowledge and skills to address security issues. [+]
Security challenges such as terrorism and cybercrime rank among the most pressing issues of our time. In the Bachelor’s in Security Studies you study 21st century security challenges and learn to devise strategic solutions for a complex world.Why study Security Studies?
International terrorism, cybercrime, natural disasters and other issues affect the security and safety of millions each day. In Security Studies you learn to unravel security challenges by focusing on the political, historical and societal context in which they arise, as well as the effect of governance, institutions, and the media. You gain an academic perspective, and the ability to think critically about complex issues while taking all relevant factors of specific security challenges into account.... [-]