2017-2018 / CRIM3092-1

Private Security


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in criminology (120 ECTS)4 crédits 


André Lemaître

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The course take in account different aspects of the privatisation of the safety and crime prevention policies: surveillance, guarding and security, private investigation, security companies ...
Examination of the belgian legal framework

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To inform students about private security sector and the issues of its expansion

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Ideally the course of Prevention and public safety policies

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

The course is organized face to face

Recommended or required readings

Compendium of texts and articles - Articles kit Bibliography Slides
"Sécurité privée - 2014-2015", Code thématique, Larcier, 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

Research paper.
Students will have to write an essay about a "private security" subject. This work will be synthetic and reflexive. In 15 pages, students wil introduce, synthesize and discuss a question/matter of private security.
The choice of the subject is free but has to be directly related to a "private security" subject.

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


Enseignant : André LEMAITRE
Assistant :
Sarah El Guendi
Tel: +32 4 366 32 19
Collaborateur scientifique:
Adam El Houti

Secrétariat : Mle J. DEBROUX +3243663159 J.Debroux@ulg.ac.be