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Deggendorf Institute of Technology

Pioneering & Vibrant

Security Management, B.A.

Centre for Academic Further Education

From Specialist to Security Expert

Fact Sheet


  • Language: All lectures will be held in German only
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
  • Course language: German
  • Duration: 9 semesters extra-occupational / previous qualifications can be recognised if necessary
  • Start of Studies/Application Deadline: Start of Studies: annually in the summer semester (March); application deadline: by 15 January
  • Time expenditure of the attendance phases: Lectures are usually held on Fridays from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; there are about 9 to 13 weekend lectures per semester; the school holidays in Bavaria are mostly lecture-free; place of study: Deggendorf
  • Costs: € 1,500/semester + € 72 fee/semester
  • Preparatory course: At the end of January and the beginning of February a preparatory course in mathematics for part-time students takes place. Under the following link you will get further information: https://pmit-ext.th-deg.de/seminare/vbk
  • Veranstaltunghinweise: Informationsveranstaltungen um 18:00 Uhr am Weiterbildungszentrum der Technischen Hochschule Deggendorf, ITC 2, Dieter-Görlitz-Platz 1, 94469 Deggendorf finden an folgenden Terminen statt:
    • Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 6pm (virtually via Microsoft Teams, participation via this link)
    • Tuesday 27 October 2020, 6pm, at BVSW Bayerischer Verband für Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft e.V., Albrechtstraße 14, 80636 München, Germany
    • Tueday, 8 December 2020, 6pm, at Centre for Academic Further Education at Deggendorf Institute of Technology, ITC 2, Dieter-Görlitz-Platz 1, 94469 Deggendorf, Germany


Free registration for those events is possible via this linkPeter Apfelbeck is also available for a personal consultation.

Target Group

The Bachelor of Security Management is aimed at people who work in the security services industry.

The aim of the course is to train specialists and managers in the field of security management, who are able to carry out high-level activities in companies in the security industry on the basis of scientific, business management and security-related study contents.

Course Content


1. Semester  
Security in State and Society  
Mathematics and Statistics  
Basics of Business Administration  
2. Semester  
Financing and Investment  
Business Informatics  
3. Semester  
Academic Work  
Basics of Law  
Corporate Security I  
Crime and Hazard Defense I  
4. Semester  
Personnel & Organisation  
Controlling & Treasury  
Business Language  
Crime and Hazard Defense II  
5. Semester  
Industrial Safety, Fire and Environmental Protection  
IT Management  
Risk and Crisis Management I  
Principles of Action in Risk and Security Management  
6. Semester  
Traffic and Transport Safety  
Labour Law  
Communication and Interaction I  
Risk and Crisis Management II  
7./8. Semester  
Internship I (Crediting possible)  
Internship II (Crediting possible)  
9. Semester  
Prevention and Security Culture  
Logistics and Critical Infrastructures  
Communication and Interaction II  
Knowledge Management  
10. Semester  
Management Techniques and Skills  
Crime and Law  
Corporate SecurityII  
Social Skills  
11. Semester  
Quality and Project Management  
Bachelor Thesis  



Career Prospects

As a rule, the activities or fields of employment of graduates of the "Security Management B.A." course of study are distributed among the following areas of responsibility:

  • Management and coordination tasks in plant security/operational safety of medium-sized companies and corporations,
  • Consultant for security concepts for companies and events of all kinds, participation in the creation of concepts and their implementation in the areas of risk, crisis, and security management, 
  • Traffic and transport safety, occupational safety, fire protection, protection of people, property and environment, 
  • As well as in the field of detective agencies,
  • Possibility for further qualification from security expert to executive by the MBA Security & Safety Management at the Institute for Academic Further Education at the Ingolstadt University of Technology. 


Your Advantages

Part-time to the university degree. Clear advantages of part-time studies:

  •     The professional experience can and should be brought into the courses. The students already have practical experience at the time of graduation and have impressively demonstrated their ability to work under pressure with regard to further career opportunities.
  •     Practical relevance and theory-practice transfer (student research projects and final theses for one's own company = advantage also for employers)
  •     Personal: Individual advice & support at DIT Weiterbildungszentrum


Admission requirements

  •     Abitur or vocational baccalaureate
  •     Foremen, technicians, specialist and business economists
  •     Qualified professionals with two years of training and three years of work experience (specialized)

If additional qualifications (specific further education and training) can be held, these can be checked and, if necessary, recognised on application in individual cases.

Application Bachelor Security Management

Applications are accepted all year round. The application deadline for the start in March 2021 is 15 Jan 2021. If you have missed the deadline, Peter Apfelbeck will be happy to provide you with information about available places.

Apply online via the Primuss application portal of the University of Applied Sciences for part-time degree programmes with the following documents:

  •     Tabular curriculum vitae (signed) with passport photo
  •     Copy of the university entrance qualification (official certification is only required upon matriculation)
    •         Abitur: Abitur certificate
    •         Vocational qualification: Training certificate
  •         Other financial statements: Certificate of the technician, master craftsman, specialist, business economist examination or comparable degree
  •     With professional qualification:
    •         Proof of professional experience (employer's confirmation or job reference)
  •     Letter of motivation (optional)

We will contact you immediately after we have checked your documents.