Disaster Management, M.Sc. | Bournemouth University | Bournemouth, United Kingdom
12 months
15300 GBP/year
9690 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Disaster Management course from Bournemouth University will prepare you with advanced knowledge and skills to lead on disaster management. Learn risk reduction, resilience strategies and develop major incident management systems that respond to, and help recovery from a range of disasters.

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Why study MSc Disaster Management at BU? 

  • At the Disaster Management course from Bournemouth University you learn at one of the leading providers of Disaster Management training and education both in the UK and overseas 
  • Develop knowledge and skills from a broad range of organisations, such as government agencies, international industries, and emergency services, required for future leaders 
  • Acquire critical understanding of risk reduction and resilience strategies to enable to you respond and help recover disasters when they occur 
  • Flexible learning options, including a choice of full-time or part-time study 
  • Blended course delivery enabling you to conduct your learning from anywhere in the world. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developing Policies and Plans
  • Management of Communications and Learning
  • Dissertation 
  • Management of Man-Made Disasters and Security Threats
  • Management of Natural Hazards
  • Humanitarian Operations and External Assistance 
  • Management of Wider Stakeholders

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, bear processing times in mind. 


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.
  • If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9690 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9690 GBP per year during 12 months.

Fees show are for 2023/24 entry. For fees and funding information please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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