Master's Degree in Security, Crisis and Emergency Management

General

Program Description

Official qualification granted by the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid, in collaboration with the Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset .

Directors: Dr. Manuel Villoria and Dr. Isabel Bazaga Fernández
Academic Council: Dr. Manuel Arenilla, Dr. Pilar Laguna, Dr. Fernando Reinares, Dr. Edurne Uriarte, Dr. Fernando Vallespín Oña, Dr. Francisco Vanaclocha and Dr. Isabel Bazaga Fernández.
Title: Master's Degree in Security, Crisis and Emergency Management (online)
Credits: 60 ECTS
Duration: October - June
Modality: On-line
Price: 5,000 euros on-line

Information and contact: infocursos@fogm.es

The main objective is the training of professionals in the analysis, decision-making and management of the phenomena related to the risk society, with special exhaustiveness in the new forms of national and international crime and the management of risks and emergencies.

Aimed at directors, managers, managers and consultants of public and private security in companies or public institutions; to officials of the Security Forces and Bodies; to members of the Armed Forces; and to people interested in developing professionally in this area.

This Master has been verified by the National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality and Accreditation (ANECA), attached to the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. The credits completed in the Master are automatically recognized for access to doctoral studies at any University of the European Higher Education Area.

Presentation

The essential objective of the Master's Degree in Security, Crisis and Emergency Management, in its face-to-face and on-line modalities , is to train professionals in the analysis, decision making and management of the phenomena related to the risk society, fulfilling for it with the following criteria:

  • To train highly specialized professionals in new forms of national and international crime
  • Train professionals in risk management and emergencies

And all this with a common development of competencies in public and private management, political and social analysis, knowledge management and communication management.

The program is aimed at directors, managers, managers and consultants of public and private security in companies or public institutions; to officials of the Security Forces and Bodies; to members of the Armed Forces and to people interested in developing their professional career in this area.

Program

Module I

6 credits

  • Current dimensions of security. Taught by José Antonio Rodríguez (Commissioner of the National Police Force), and Óscar Jaime (University of Navarra).

Module II

6 credits

  • Strategic management of human resources. Leadership and team management. Taught by Manuel Villoria (Rey Juan Carlos University).

Module III

3 credits

  • New information and security technologies. Taught by Enrique Avila (Head of the Information Security Department of the Civil Guard, Director of the National Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity).

Module IV

6 credits

  • Strategic planning and coordination of preventive security devices. Taught by Isabel Bazaga (Rey Juan Carlos University), and Marceliano Gutiérrez (Commissioner of the National Police Corps).

Module V

6 credits

  • Negotiation, mediation and resolution of social conflicts. Taught by Carlos María Alcover (Rey Juan Carlos University).

Module VI

6 credits

  • Public policies and decision making. Taught by Rut Bermejo Casado (Rey Juan Carlos University).

Module VII

6 credits

  • Legal-institutional scope of the security system in Spain. Pablo Acosta (Rey Juan Carlos University).

Module VIII

3 credits

  • Management of communication in crisis situations and emergencies. Luis Serrano (Director of the crisis area in Llorente

Module IX

6 credits

  • Knowledge management: information and prospective intelligence. Taught by Fernando Velasco (Rey Juan Carlos University).

Module X

3 credits Optional module between:

Advanced studies in crisis. Taught by Fernando Talavera (Advisor to the General Director of Civil Protection and Emergencies, Ministry of the Interior).

Advanced studies in security. Taught by Fernando Reinares (Rey Juan Carlos University).

Final Master's Project

9 credits

Development of the program

The Master's Degree lasts one academic year, starting in October 2019 and ending in June 2020 (including the end-of-course project). The inauguration of the academic course will take place in October 2019. The program consists of a total of 60 credits adapted to the ECTS system, derived from the Bologna agreements and the new European Higher Education Area.

The obtaining of the title is subject to the passing of all the subjects of the course and the completion of an end-of-course project. Its preparation will be supervised by a teacher specially assigned for this task.

Admission requirements

It will be necessary to be in possession of an official university degree of Bachelor, Diploma or Degree by a Spanish university. Students with foreign higher education qualifications who do not have the homologation by the Spanish Ministry of Education, must provide a certificate stating that these studies correspond to a level of training equivalent to the Degree studies, and that they empower the student to access to postgraduate studies.

Admission criteria

  • Provenance of Associate Degrees
  • Academic record
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Experience related to the Master
  • Knowledge of another language, in addition to Spanish
  • Motivation
  • Geographic distribution
  • Interview, if applicable

Admission process

There are three periods of application for admission for the 2019-20 Course:

  • February 14 to March 15, 2019
  • April 3 to May 5, 2019
  • May 16 to June 30, 2019

There is an extraordinary period that will be open from September 7 to 14, 2019.

Scholarships

Excellence Scholarships

The students of Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset enrolled in the official Master's programs may apply for a scholarship from the Institute's Excellence Program. These scholarships will cover 30% of the tuition fee, excluding the fees paid to the University of reference.

Each student wishing to apply for an Excellence Scholarship will have to submit to the Institute's secretariat an application instance stating:

  • Personal information
  • The Master in which he is enrolled
  • The documentation that contributes
  • The scholarships that you have requested or intend to apply for in any public or private call.

The scholarship application must be made at the time of registration, no later than September 10, 2019.

The application for the scholarship must be sent to the Institute's secretariat at the same time the payment of the reservation of the place is made.

The criteria for granting the scholarships are: academic record (70%), personal or family situation (10%), residence outside of Madrid in the year prior to enrollment (10%), and personal motivation (10%). Students must submit documentation that certifies each of these criteria and may attach two letters of recommendation from teachers. The Institute may request the selected students to prove the authenticity of the documents submitted with originals or certified copies.

The Academic Commission that grants the scholarships will be integrated by the director of the Institute, the general director of the José Ortega y Gasset - Gregorio Marañón Foundation and two professors of the Institute appointed at the proposal of the director of the Institute and the general director. The directors of each Master will send to the Institute's address, before November 15 of each year, a motivated report, according to the aforementioned criteria, with a scholarship award proposal in which a priority will be established among the students who have requested scholarship in his Master. The Commission, according to the reports received, will raise a scholarship award proposal before December 1 of each year.

The Excellence Scholarships of Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset are incompatible with any other public or private scholarship granted to the student to take the Master in which he has enrolled in the Institute. The scholarship holder is obliged to inform the Institute of any other scholarship granted, within a period of 10 days from its granting. The Institute will claim the student the amount that would have been granted for the Excellence Scholarship of the Institute if this circumstance occurred.

The amount of the scholarship will be applied to the last term of the payment of the tuition. The Institute may request scholarship students to perform extracurricular practices in support of the teaching, research and cultural activities of the institution, which will be recognized by a certificate . These practices do not imply a labor or commercial relationship with the institution or be remunerated.

Scholarships of the ALUMNI Program

Former students of Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset will be entitled to a 5% discount on any new program they enroll. This discount, which will be considered a scholarship, will be applied to the tuition fee, excluding the fees paid to the University of reference. The discount will be applied in the last installment of the tuition payment.

To apply for this scholarship, the student will have to submit an application to the Institute's secretariat, as well as the documentation that proves that he or she has been a student of the Institute.

In no case, this discount will be applied to second or successive enrollments of subjects that have not been approved or to subjects of the same program that have not been completed in the first year of enrollment.

Discount for prompt payment

Students who formalize the first payment of their enrollment in any official Master of the Institute before May 16, this included, will be entitled to a scholarship of 5% discount of the tuition fee, excluding the fees paid to the University of reference.

The discount will be applied in the last installment of the tuition payment. Students must submit an application to the secretary of the Institute, along with proof of the first payment before May 16.

Financing

Find out about the preferred financing conditions for your postgraduate studies. We believe that economic issues should not be an obstacle in your training.

Last updated March 2019

About the School

Fundado en 1986, el Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset (IUIOG) es un centro de posgrado e investigación equivalente, en esencia, a las graduate schools de las universidades norte ... Read More

Fundado en 1986, el Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset (IUIOG) es un centro de posgrado e investigación equivalente, en esencia, a las graduate schools de las universidades norteamericanas. Fue el primer instituto universitario promovido y gestionado en España por una entidad privada, la Fundación José Ortega y Gasset, y adscrito a una universidad pública, la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Read less