Social Safety and Security
|University||VIVES University College|
|Study||Social Safety and Security|
|Study time||6 Semester (180 ECTS)|
|Costs||+/- 600 € (each year)|
|Website||Social Safety and Security|
The programme has an integrated character, and examines safety issues form a variety of angles, i.e. connecting philosophical, economical, sociological, psychological, legal, criminological en technical approaches. It is also skills-based. This means that the students are trained to carry out professionally core tasks taken from practice. They are trained to apply educational, communicative and analytical skills at the level of both case studies and policy. They learn to look for solutions by using a diversity of problem solving strategies. This may include the design or supervision of safety schemes for policing, the coordination of a project to prevent violence in urban nightlife in cooperation with the local police and community work, the development of a prevention scheme on violence and on disruptive behaviour in a youth welfare institute, ...
The bachelor in 'Security, Safety and Society' is a three-year full-time training programme, worth 180 ECT credits, organised at the level of a college university. The curriculum has a clear and profound social-scientific orientation, and offers a specific, professional preparation.
Coördinator of the Bachelor Program
Coördinator of International Affaires
Coördinator of the Centre for Research in Security, Safety and Society
Ms. Veerle Dupont +32 56 26 40 37 firstname.lastname@example.org