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Disaster Management and Resilience (Distance)

Coventry University
Coventry, Great Britain
E-learning
€12,413.55total
 1241 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

Natural disasters and armed conflict have existed in human existence throughout history. Disaster Management and Resilience MSc can develop your existing skills to help you manage risk and respond to disasters, food insecurity and conflict.

If you are interested in careers focused on disaster intervention or are a current practitioner seeking to update your knowledge in disaster management, humanitarian assistance, capacity building and disaster risk reduction, this specialist master’s course encompasses up-to-date thinking in disaster theory, management policy, strategy and practice in the in the developing and developed world.

Disaster management has been taught at Coventry for over 20 years and this postgraduate course covers the advanced research skills, knowledge and management expertise, to deal effectively with future disasters, encouraging you to adopt a strategic and holistic perspective. It aims to develop your expertise and capacity to identify, analyse, interpret and manage risk and disaster issues successfully focusing on less economically developed contexts across the world, focusing on sustainable solutions and building community resilience.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Institute
6
English Level
TOEFL (paper based)
600
or
IELTS
6.5
Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • Successful applicants must normally hold at least a second-class honours degree from a discipline relevant to the Programme.

More requirements:

  • Academic transcripts

Other accepted qualifications:

  • Applicants without a first degree, but who have considerable relevant work experience and/or a relevant professional development qualification, will also be considered for admission to the Programme, on merit.

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • SELT
  • Cambridge Pre-U
  • If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

Curriculum

Modules

Disaster Risk, Resilience, Adaptation and Sustainability

Training and Exercise Design and Delivery

Resilience, Security and Emerging Technologies

Community Preparedness, Recovery and Resilience

Careers

Previous graduates have gone to work here in the UK and in countries all over the world, including Denmark, Finland, Germany, Bangladesh, China, Pakistan, the United States and Canada.

Some have taken up roles as:

  • planning officers
  • emergency planners
  • international humanitarian coordinator
  • disaster risk reduction analysts
  • deployable emergency response managers
  • emergency services
  • public administration
  • research and lecturing within education
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