Bachelor of Science Degree in Security Protection and Investigation Management (SPIM) - Major in Security Management


To prepare individual candidates to supervise the security operations and personnel of an organization

Career Opportunities

  • Customs & Immigration
  • IT/Cyber Security
  • Maritime Security
  • Aviation Security
  • Criminal Justice
  • Private Security Investigation

Target Group

•    High School Graduates
•    Law Enforcement Personnel
•    Private and Public Organizations Security Personnel

Entry Requirements

To matriculate into the BSc. Degree in Security Protection & Investigation Management programme, applicants must fulfill one of the following:
1.    At least 5 CSEC or CXC or GCE subjects inclusive of English Language and Mathematics or any other equivalency recognized by the University Council of Jamaica
2.    Mature student entry: Applicants falling in this category must be over 25 years, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience at supervisory level in security administration or equivalent qualification. Applicant must submit an academic portfolio for individual assessment

Courses to be covered:

Administrative Communication

Aviation Security Management

Business Ethics

Caribbean Economic Development

Communication I & II

Critical Thinking

Criminal Justice


Criminology in action

Contemporary Problems & community Relations

Close Protection Security

Conflict Management

Crisis Intervention

Cultural Diversity

Customer Service

Customs, Laws & regulations

Customs Procedures & Border Protection

Cyber Security

Emergency Management I

Foreign Language I

Fundamentals of Information Technology

Fundamentals of Accounting

Fitness & Lifestyle

Management I & II

Government  Studies

Social Psychology

Industrial Security


Introduction to Criminal Law

Introduction to Human Resource Management

Investigating & Interviewing Techniques

Maritime Security Management

Oral Communication

Organization Behaviour

Principles of Security Investigation

Project Management

Research Methodology

School Security Management

Security Management

Security Practicum/Seminar

Security Risk Management

Strategic Management

Supervisory Management

Threat Assessment I & II

Workplace Health & Safety