- Part time 2-5 years
- £14,000 GBP (total tuition fee)
£1,166.66 GBP (price per program)
- 9 programs
- Start dates
- 16 Sep 2019 (apply by 20 Sep 2019)
20 Jan 2020 (apply by 24 Jan 2020)
18 May 2020 (apply by 22 May 2020)
What do I need to apply?
Normally a 2:2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent). We do consider applicants with professional qualifications and or relevant experience who can demonstrate the potential to succeed in study at Masters level.
Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5.
How much will it cost?
September 2019 start: £14,000 January 2020 start: £14,000 May 2020 start: £14,000
What are the learning outcomes?
A comprehensive evaluation of risk, its components and influencing factors, approaches to assessment, prioritisation and role in planning, managing and recovering from crises and emergencies.
A detailed knowledge of policy and approaches for mitigating, preparing for, managing and recovering from emergencies or crises for responding agencies and 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.
An ability to manage information, evaluate uncertainty, ambiguity and complexity in knowledge, method and management, and make appropriate and defensible decisions.
A critical awareness of issues and challenges at the forefront of research and practice in emergencies and resilience.
An ability to evaluate and use appropriate methods of enquiry and analysis, and 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.