Part-Time Bachelor of Security Management


Program Description


The program safety management is an accredited, nationally recognized courses offered by the NBS Northern Business School School of Management and Security.

This program is offered at the NBS in two time models, in full-time during the day and on Friday evenings and Saturdays for professionals and trainees.

The vocational options

The importance of security services has increased steadily in recent years. Here on the one hand takes a holistic approach to safety, even in medium-sized businesses an increasingly more space; Key words here are, for example, compliance or financial crime. In addition, private security services are increasingly being used in areas that were previously the responsibility of the State.

In the light of this development, the course is conducted in close support of the Hamburg police.


Security Management ( "SiMa") leads, directs and coordinates an organization with respect to all security activities, The possible application fields for graduates are diverse hence, ranging eg from activities in the consolidated financial security to management positions in the private security industry.

Students are able to develop dynamic and static security concepts, implement and adapt flexibly to changes in the environment.

A solid business management foundation opens the view of the graduates of the economic relationships and thus allows only a holistic security management.

The employability of students is already conveyed further while studying the integrated seminar program, the formal requirements for demanding tasks in the semester are placed through these seminars.

Course contents

The program Safety Management (Bachelor of Arts) mediated by application-oriented teaching a broad expertise and the ability to recognize responsible real-world problems to work out possible solutions and critical to weigh as well as a selected alternative solution successfully in practice - also in an international context - implement.

The acquisition of responsible tasks requires not only expertise Security and decisiveness. Accordingly, the training on key skills and the promotion of personal development is aligned.

Course schedule

1st semester

  • Basics of Business Administration
  • Basics of occupations
  • Dealing with stress
  • Scientific principles work and presentation techniques
  • Law on Safety Manager

2nd semester

  • external accounting
  • Basics Security Management
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Psychosocial Basics

3rd semester

  • Management Accounting
  • Security Tasks & technology
  • statistics
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Sciences
  • Practical work I

4th semester

  • Controlling
  • Ownership / property offenses and violent crime
  • information Security
  • Safety

5th semester

  • White Collar crime
  • compliance
  • Personnel management for security managers
  • administrative management
  • Practical work II

6th semester

  • Personal Development & Intercultural Competence
  • field of competence
  • Practice Work III

7th semester

  • Crisis & Emergency Management / Risk Management
  • field training
  • Practice work IV
  • Project

8th semester

  • Simulation Security Management
  • Bachelor thesis
  • colloquium


March 1 of each year


Bachelor of Arts (BA)


  • General university or technical college
  • OR, holders of a university degree, which was acquired at a German university for a study with a standard study period of at least six semesters and those who passed at a German Fachhochschule with the preliminary far above average
  • OR those successful at a certified career advancement as Master / -in; Engineer; / Participated -in Betriebswirt / -in or Fachwirt
  • OR, holders of certificates after the ship's officer training Regulation
  • OR, holders of diplomas from vocational schools in accordance with the ordinances pursuant to Section 24, Paragraph 2 of the Hamburg Schools Act
  • OR Persons who have completed vocational training and demonstrate an after at least three years work and demonstrate the ability to study for this degree in a receiving inspection

Normal period

8 semesters (48 months); Shortening in previous studies, vocational training or nationally recognized career advancement possible.

Employment alongside their studies

In order to enable a successful conclusion of the course within the normal period and to avoid an overload for the students, it is recommended not to exceed a weekly working time of 30 hours.

Lecture periods and Break

The winter semester extends from 01.09. until 15:02., the summer semester runs from 01:03. until 31.07. In the last two weeks of February, August and from Christmas Eve to New Year neither lectures nor checks.

Lecture times and places

The courses are held on Fridays 18:00 to 21:15 and Saturday 8:30 to 5:00 p.m. in our study centers and Quarree Holstenhofweg and on the premises of Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg.

tuition fee

The tuition fees amount to 48 monthly installments in the amount of 335 euros per month. In addition, a one-time examination fee of 300, - Euros for the implementation of the Bachelor thesis applicable (Total price: 16,380, - Euro).

Last updated Mar 2020

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About the School

Die NBS Northern Business School Hochschule für Management und Sicherheit ist eine staatlich anerkannte Hochschule in privater Trägerschaft mit Sitz in Hamburg.

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