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Crowded Places and Public Safety Management PG Cert

Crowded Places and Public Safety Management PG Cert

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Full time | Coventry University | 1 year | JAN

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Environmental Safety Safety Administration / Regulations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

From international sporting events and concerts to world-class retail and transport hubs mass gatherings are increasing in scale and complexity. In the current global environment, the challenges of keeping people safe are greater than ever - whether that’s planning for international mega events or dealing with the impacts of social distancing.

This short course aims to provide you with the academic underpinning to analyse the features that make for best-practice planning, so that you can go on to devise effective crowded places arrangements of your own. Successful graduates could work in a range of organisations with crowded places duties, including venue and stadia management, the uniformed services, private security management, and the live events, transport and retail sectors.

Modules from this programme can be taken forward to the MSc in Crowded Places and Public Safety Management.

The course is open to EU nationals living in the UK with settled or pre-settled status who would not require a visa to study.

Course information

The four modules which comprise this postgraduate certificate are created to provide you with the opportunity to gain a master’s level qualification in a directly relevant discipline.

Employers recognise that the challenges found in postgraduate study positively changes the way you analyse problems and create solutions. This course provides you with a space to network with others from a diverse range of experience and disciplines, to learn and apply concepts, theories and academic skills to professional practice.

Career prospects

The increasing recognition of the value of crowded spaces within our society, along with concerns for the threats and risks associated with such mass gatherings, is creating a demand for qualified crowded places professionals.

Our graduates could work in a range of organisations with crowded places duties, including venue and stadia management, the uniformed services, private security management, and the live events, transport and retail sectors.

The course aims to support the development of your skills in problem-solving, teamwork and leadership, project management and communication, all of which are qualities employers demand. We strive to produce graduates who can make difficult decisions whilst being culturally sensitive, ethical and compassionate.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Talent Team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

Modules

A formative module which aims to assist and prepare you in the transition to postgraduate education by developing your academic skills, in order to improve and enhance your personal effectiveness as a learner. It is particularly useful if you are new to Higher Education or have been away from study for some time. The module will look at areas such as critical reading, academic writing and referencing skills. Throughout the module, you are encouraged to reflect on your learning in order to deepen your understanding and effectiveness as a quality independent learner. The module will set out clearly what we expect of students at postgraduate level and equip you with the resources to be able to meet expectations in this environment. This academic skill set is transferable and will be valuable not only in the immediate context, but also for continuing professional development. There is no assessment for this module.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

3,533

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

Relevant work experience and/or a professional development qualification. A 2:2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Applicants with a lower class of degree and/or professional experience only will be individually considered and will usually be interviewed prior to being offered a place on the course.

University information

Coventry University is a well-established higher education institution located in the West Midlands. As the UK’s fastest growing university, and the 6th largest overall, Coventry offers students a wide range of postgraduate courses, award-winning facilities and an extremely high standard of teaching. The main campus is in the heart of Coventry, a truly global metropolitan city with a diverse and dynamic student population. The university...more

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