12 months
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24980 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 include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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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

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

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
Start practicing IELTS today!
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

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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24980 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11830 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11830 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK/EU: £5,975 (Part Time)
  • Overseas: £12,470 (Part Time)

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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