Taught course

Disaster Management and Resilience

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

To enter this course you should have a first or second class honours degree in a relevant discipline.

Applicants with a lower class of degree and/or with a qualification in other subject areas will be individually considered and will usually be interviewed prior to being offered a place on the course. 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. Such applicants will be interviewed and may be required to provide supportive evidence of their career to date.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Coventry University’s Disaster Management and Resilience MSc could develop your existing skills to help you manage risk, mitigate/prepare 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.

Disaster management has been taught at Coventry for over 20 years and this postgraduate course covers the advanced research skills, knowledge and management expertise needed 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.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,200
International students
£14,700

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

Name
Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
Email
infopoint.ss@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 24 7765 4321