Risk and disaster reduction, particularly within the contexts of dealing with uncertainty and increasing resilience, are high on local, national and international agendas.
About this degree
Students develop the ability to assess risk and disaster potential and appreciate and propose risk and disaster management and mitigation strategies. They gain the knowledge and skills required to make more effective decisions based on the creative and critical analysis of a broad spectrum of information.
This Risk and Disaster Reduction programme offered at the University College London (UCL) provides excellent training towards careers in research, research communication, public policy, (re)insurance, catastrophe modelling, finance, risk management, international development, humanitarian assistance, engineering, and many other fields.
It supports the career development of professionals already working in risk and disaster reduction, as well as those who intend to go into this field.
- Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards and Vulnerability
- Fundamentals of Emergency and Crisis Planning and Management
- Advanced Emergency and Crisis Planning and Management
- Data Analysis and Interpretation
- Practice and Appraisal of Research
- Conflict, Humanitarianism, and Disaster Risk Reduction
- Catastrophe Risk Modelling
- 12 months
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DisciplinesRisk Management Emergency & Disaster Management Environmental Sciences View 40 other Masters in Emergency & Disaster Management in United Kingdom
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- Normally a minimum of a lower second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. Applicants with a different degree, or with no degree but with relevant professional experience, will be considered. Relevant discipline is any science including social sciences, or any humanities subject.
International9800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9800 GBP per year during 12 months.
National5500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5500 GBP per year during 12 months.
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