Crisis and Disaster Management MSc

Crisis and Disaster Management MSc

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: January 15
Application fee: £18
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £14,700
Domestic tuition: £7,500

Program overview

On this course, you'll: Learn new skills including disaster risk reduction techniques, and mapping using GIS, GPS and remote sensing technologies Be supported by expert staff and researchers who are active in the field, with extensive industrial and consultancy experience working for government agencies, businesses and NGOs Have the opportunity to complete a work placement with an emergency planning, crisis management or disaster response organisation and complete a personal project based on your work experience Take part in study visits and field training with UK emergency services, the military and NGOs Gain transferable skills such as project planning, data reviewing, report writing, team work and presentation

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus
Part-time

Requirements

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

Career opportunities

Humanitarian agencies and NGOs Emergency management Emergency logistics and contingency planning Flood management Military-civilian emergency liaisons (Re)insurance and risk management Utility companies Civil defence Disaster relief Epidemiology

Campus location

Portsmouth , United Kingdom