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Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security

University of Bonn

M.Sc.
24 months
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About

The Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security programme of University of Bonn is jointly offered by UNU-EHS and the Department of Geography at the University of Bonn as an international degree programme with a research-oriented profile.

Overview

The Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security programme of University of Bonn educates students in an interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary manner on how to investigate and manage various resources related to environmental hazards by implementing science-based principles and methodologies to disaster risk management.

It offers an in-depth introduction to problem-oriented research methods, theories and concepts as well as real life challenges and problems that international and UN organizations are facing. The curriculum draws from research areas such as vulnerability assessment, resilience analysis, risk management and adaptation strategies within linked human–environment systems, and environmentally induced internal displacement and transboundary migration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Concepts of Risk
  • General Approaches to Risk & Human Security
  • Research Methods
  • Academic & Intercultural Skills
  • Advanced Debates on Risk & Human Security
  • Applied Topics on Risk & Human Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must possess a first, higher education qualification (Bachelor’s Degree) in Geography or a related/comparable professionally certified study programme
  • Completed, signed and dated Joint MSc GEO RISK Application Form 2020
  • A signed resume/CV
  • Letter of motivation
  • Official transcripts reflecting the courses and grades achieved per each year and semester
  • Bachelor’s and, if applicable, Master’s Degree Certificate in English
  • Certificate of English language proficiency
  • A sample of academic writing written as part of the fulfillment of the first degree (preferably in English)
  • Recommendation letters from your current and/or previous lecturers (these must be signed, dated, stamped, and on a letterhead)

Tuition Fee

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