Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management at University of Portsmouth comprises a taught element delivered through a small number of workshops in Portsmouth for the first two years and then two years of supervised research leading to a thesis.
The aim of the course is to provide a framework for security professionals to reflect on and contribute to practice in their area of work. Its emphasis is on developing researching professionals (which is distinct from the more traditional PhD route which aims to develop professional researchers).
Students on the programme welcome the opportunity to enhance their professional standing in their areas of expertise while developing important new knowledge in those areas. They are drawn from a variety of backgrounds including:
- Corporate security
- Commercial security
- International security
- Security training sector
- Business continuity and crisis management
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Current research topics include:
- Managing complex crises
- Securing the oil and gas sector
- Security of tax havens
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Risk Management View 69 other PhDs in Management, Organisation & Leadership in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Master’s degree in an appropriate subject. Applicants must be professionally engaged in a security related area. All applicants are subject to face-to-face or telephone interview.
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International7750 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7750 GBP per year during 48 months.
National4700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4700 GBP per year during 48 months.
EU, EEA or Swiss students: A Transition Scholarship will be applied to your fees reducing them to the same amount as UK students.
Living costs for Portsmouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.