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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Risk and Disaster Reduction

12 months
Duration
9800 GBP/year
5500 GBP/year
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About

The Risk and Disaster Reduction programme offered at the University College London (UCL) offers students the opportunity to gain a sound grasp of the characteristics of risk and disasters and their past, present and future impacts on society.

Overview

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.

Careers

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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