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Risk and Disaster Science - Management Pathway

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
24250 GBP/year
11060 GBP/year
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About

The Risk and Disaster Science - Management Pathway offered by the University College London fills a business and organizational need for graduates with management skills and innovative approaches to increase resilience.

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Overview

At this  Risk and Disaster Science - Management Pathway offered by the University College London you will learn from world-class researchers and professionals delivering the programme through a combination of lectures, class discussions, problem-solving exercises, practicals, field trips, directed reading, student-led dialogue, and a practitioner-led real-time disaster scenario event.

Career opportunities

Our alumni are highly sought-after in the following sectors: insurance, catastrophe modelling , risk management, public policy, humanitarian development, NGOs, business continuity, government, emergency services, consultancy, and academia.

Some career destinations of recent IRDR graduates:

  • Business Continuity & Resilience Consultant, PwC
  • Business Continuity Consultant, ARUP
  • Underwriting Assistant, MS Amlin
  • Catastrophe Analyst, Barbican Insurance Group
  • Reinsurance Claims Management Executive AXA Global Re, Paris
  • Analyst, RMS (Risk Management Solutions)
  • Disaster Risk Management Consultant, World Bank
  • Project Officer, Global Risk Forum, Davos
  • Risk & Business Continuity Officer, County Fire & Rescue
  • Emergency Planning and Business Continuity Officer, UK Local Government
  • PhD student, NERC London Doctoral School

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Integrating Science into Risk and Disaster Reduction
  • Emergency and Crisis Management
  • Risk Analysis for Disaster Science
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Practice and Appraisal of Research
  • Catastrophe Risk Modelling
  •  Digital Health: Epidemics and Emergencies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant discipline is any science, mathematical or engineering subject.
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11060 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11060 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • UK/EU: £5,500 (Part Time)
  • Overseas: £12,110 (Part Time)

Funding

Brown Family Bursary
  • Value:£15,000 (1 year)
  • Eligibility:UK
  • Criteria:Based on both academic merit and financial need
IRDR Masters Scholarships
  • Value:Varies (1 year)
  • Eligibility:Overseas
  • Criteria:Based on both academic merit and financial need
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (CSSS)
  • Value:Full fees, flights, stipend, and other allowances (1 year)
  • Eligibility:Overseas
  • Criteria:Based on both academic merit and financial need

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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