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M.Sc. On Campus

International Disaster Management

The University of Manchester

12 months
Duration
23000 GBP/year
11500 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The MSc in International Disaster Management course  from The University of Manchester is aimed at those who are interested in critically analysing key concepts in disaster management theory, research, policy and practice, including vulnerability, governance, disaster risk reduction, and enhancing resilience to disasters through prevention, preparedness, response and recovery efforts.

Overview

You will undertake multidisciplinary study at the HCRI, focusing on the critical analysis of current trends in academic research and policies, particularly those related to international disaster risk reduction, sustainable development, and humanitarian action tools commonly used by disaster risk reduction professionals.

You will study a core curriculum that brings together the realms of disaster risk reduction, sustainable development, and humanitarian action.

Our interdisciplinary team of researchers will also support the critical exploration of disaster resilience, prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery, helping to equip you to work professionally in disaster risk reduction and sustainable development.

The  International Disaster Management course  from The University of Manchester is unique as it incorporates units and lecturers from a wide variety of disciplines, including geography, history, politics, development studies, the arts and medicine.

Our course is suitable for developing initial skills in disaster risk reduction and/or supporting continuing education for disaster risk reduction professionals.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this course may consider a wide range of career choices, including careers with:

  • The Civil Service - working within various government ministries, including the foreign office, international development office and local resilience forums;
  • international institutions such as the UN Peacebuilding Commission, Department of Peacekeeping Operations and regional bodies such as the European Union, African Union, Organization of American States;
  • NGOs (local and international) working on peacebuilding initiatives;
  • academia/research institutes/think-tanks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation 
  • Disaster Management - Theory and Application 
  • Research and Evaluation Methods 
  • Disaster Governance 
  • Border-Crossings: Comparative Cultures of Diaspora 
  • Humanitarianism and Conflict Response: Inquiries 
  • A Critical Introduction to GIS and Disasters 
  • Anthropology of Violence and Reconstruction 
  • Global Health and Food Insecurity. 
  • Humanitarian Diplomacy and Negotiation in Practice 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If your academic background is not directly related to the programme, you should supply an academic-standard writing sample on a subject related to the programme.
  • If English is not your native language, then you should provide an academic-standard writing sample in English directly related to the subject.
  • We accept a range of qualifications from different countries that equate to a UK 2.1. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country .

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 GBP per year during 12 months.

MSc (part-time)

  • UK students (per annum): £5,750
  • International, including EU, students (per annum): £11,500

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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