Description

Are you calm under pressure, capable of lead others in the face of a crisis, and ready for an interesting, rewarding career where you can make a difference? If that sounds like you, our MSc Crisis and Disaster Management degree course could be just what you’re looking for.

On this course, you’ll learn about topics such as hazards, vulnerability and the risk of disaster, crisis management and humanitarian responses, all underpinned by the practical aspects of an emergency situation, including planning and logistics.

You’ll graduate with the skills you need for a successful career in the emergency planning and disaster management sector, either in the UK or overseas. You’ll also get transferable skills in project planning, data reviewing and communication, putting you in a strong position to pursue a career in other industries.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

Core units in this year include:

  • Disasters: Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk
  • Emergency Management and Planning
  • Disaster Management Techniques and Study Visits
  • Research Project

Optional units in this year include:

  • Crisis Management and Governance
  • Humanitarian Emergency Response and Recovery

Fees

(2020 start) UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Full-time: £7,800 (subject to annual increase) Part-time: £3,900 (subject to annual increase) International students Full-time: £15,100 (subject to annual increase) Part-time: £7,550 (subject to annual increase)

Entry Requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • A 2:2 honours degree or equivalent, preferably with some relevant work experience in the emergency services or humanitarian sectors. Applicants with relevant professional experience and/or qualifications will also be considered

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

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