The Security Institute is the largest professional institution for security professionals in the UK.

The validation of its members is robust and conducted by experienced and knowledgeable volunteers who are committed to a fair and just process and the process has attracted members from around the globe.

The Institute understands that both professional and personal development is essential at all stages of a career and  offers an invaluable CPD scheme to promote personal and professional development. We also work closely with academia so offer members the opportunity to explore both the vocational and academic roots available.

Always check that courses (vocational and academic) are available and include content which is relevant for you.



External Courses

One of our strategic aims of the Security Institute is to become a significant presence in the education field by developing relationships with a number of universities and other education providers.

Buckinghamshire New University

Study Programmes

Buckinghamshire New University offers a unique range of programmes within the School of Aviation and Security. They offer courses for security and aviation professionals alongside specialist courses for pilots and police officers.

The Centre for Intelligence Security and Resilience offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

University of Portsmouth

Study Programmes

The University of Portsmouth works closely with the security sector and actively engaged in security research: The Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies offers a range of BSc, MSc, MRes & DSyRM courses and is one of the UK’s leading centres for teaching and research in criminal justice, police studies, and counter-fraud studies, it offers security-related courses to suit all levels of experience, offering programmes from –

A BSc in Risk and Security Management

A Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management.


University of Leicester

Study Programmes

The University of Leicester has been leading institution for distance learning degrees in the fields of security and risk, policing, community safety and criminal justice and can understand the specific needs relevant to distance learners with a team of staff dedicated to supporting distance learners. Main areas of research, training and postgraduate teaching are the study of crime and criminal justice, policing, crime prevention, community safety, and associated fields.

The security and risk management programmes of study will be of particular interest to Security Institute members namely the MSc Security and Risk Management and the MSc in Security, Conflict and International Development.

Vocational Studies

PerpetuityARC delivers The Security Institute’s qualifications as part of their portfolio.

Courses are delivered through flexible eLearning which is perfect for security professionals who work full-time or are based outside the UK.

If you want more information or to discuss your options the team will be happy to help.

Phone: +44 01489 896549


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