Taught course

Disaster Management and Resilience

Coventry University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Disaster Management MSc can develop your existing undergraduate skills, and teach you how best to tackle natural and man-made disasters.

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 perspective. It aims to develop your expertise and capacity to identify, analyse, interpret and manage risk and disaster issues successfully in the UK and throughout the rest of the world, focusing on sustainable solutions and building community resilience.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Recruitment and Admissions Office
+44 (0) 24 7765 4321