Upon graduating you will be awarded the academic title Master of Science (MSc) in Security Risk Management (in Danish: cand.soc i sikkerheds-og risikoledelse). As a graduate in Security Risk Management you will be able to:


  • Demonstrate theoretical and empirical knowledge about security policy, risk analysis and organisations in a changing world
  • Identify, explain and interpret central methodological and analytical tools concerning issues, which are linked to analysis of risk and security.
  • Show an understanding of the outside world and reflect about new international developments, risk and security problems and the consequent organisational challenges in the public or private sector


  • Analyse complex issues and developments within risk and security politics
  • Plan and implement strategic processes in organisations and private companies.
  • Carry out risk assessments concerning new markets and projects based on country specific knowledge and knowledge about global risks
  • Critically reflect upon new challenges facing organisations and private companies and transform these reflections into new knowledge about future decision-making and action.
  • Assess and choose between scientific theories and methods within the central subject areas and lay down scientifically based analyses and solutions on the basis of these.
  • Apply skills within project management, policy formulation and risk communication to communicate complex problem areas to specialists and civilians/the general public


  • Identify opportunities for organisational change in relation to the surrounding global and local risk environments.
  • Consider thoroughly and rethink the management of security risk across the public and private sector thereby developing new practices on the governance of risk and security
  • Translate knowledge about the political field of security into risk analysis and strategies for public organisations and private companies.
  • Critically assess and set up solutions which take into account both individual/civil and societal consequences.
  • In a lifelong learning perspective reflect academically, critically and independently upon security risk management solutions.

Read about the programme structure.