- Part time 2-5 years
- £13,350 GBP (total tuition fee)
£1,112.50 GBP (price per program)
- 9 programs
- Start dates
- 21 Jan 2019 (apply by 21 Jan 2019)
13 May 2019 (apply by 13 May 2019)
16 Sep 2019 (apply by 16 Sep 2019)
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.
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.
Programs on this degree
|Emergency Planning and Preparedness||Available now|
|Risk, Incidents and Leadership||Available now|
|Integrated Emergency Management: Policy and Issues||21 Jan 2019|
|Training and Exercise Design and Delivery||21 Jan 2019|
|Business Continuity & Crisis Management|
|Community Preparedness, Recovery & Resilience|
|Researching Perspectives & Practice|
|Resilience, Security & Emerging Technologies|
Try a free taster course
Emergencies and Disasters: Trends and Issues
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.