- 2-5 years
- £13,350 GBP (total tuition fee)
£1,112.50 GBP (price per program)
- 9 programs
- Start dates
- 21 Jan 2019
What do I need to apply?
The criteria for entry are:
A 2:2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
Applicants with a lower class of degree and/or with a qualification in other subject areas will be individually considered and will usually be interviewed prior to being offered a place on the course.
Relevant work experience and/or a professional development qualification will also be considered.
English as a Foreign Language: this course requires IELTS of 6.5 overall (For EU and International students).
What are the learning outcomes?
On successful completion of the degree, you should be able to demonstrate:
A comprehensive evaluation of risk, its components and influencing factors, approaches to assessment, and prioritisation and organisational role in planning, managing and recovering from humanitarian crises and disasters.
A detailed knowledge of policy and approaches for mitigating, preparing for, managing and recovering from crises, conflict and disasters for responding agencies, organisations and affected communities.
A thorough comprehension of approaches to assessing complexity and interaction and developing, monitoring and evaluating resilience in processes, systems, organisations and communities at risk from known and emergent threats in a sustainable way.
A detailed analysis of multi-stakeholder engagement, communication, co-operation and governance in all aspects of policy and strategy development, implementation and management, at all scales in disaster contexts.
An ability to manage information, evaluate uncertainty, ambiguity and complexity in knowledge, method and management and to make appropriate and defensible decisions for managing complex disaster situations.
A critical awareness of issues and challenges at the forefront of research and practice in disasters and resilience.
An ability to evaluate and use appropriate methods of enquiry and analysis, and to progress good practice in the discipline over the course of their career.
The skills demanded to research, evaluate high level material in order to produce an independent working paper that meets ethical requirements of the university, synthesises both academic and sector perspectives and presents findings and recommendations in a professional way.
Programs on this degree
|Risk, Incidents and Leadership||Available now|
|Training and Exercise Design and Delivery|
|Researching Perspectives & Practice|
|Resilience, Security & Emerging Technologies|
|Community Preparedness, Recovery & Resilience|
|Global Professional Development - Consultancy|
|Humanitarian Principles, Preparedness and Response|
|Disaster Interventions, Evaluation and Learning|
|Disaster Risk, Resilience, Adaptation and Sustainability|
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Disaster Management and Accountability
Learn flexibly and pay as you go
You can pay for each program in the degree as you go, making it possible to gain a qualification in a flexible and affordable way.