Taught course

Disaster Management and Resilience

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

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Entry requirements

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

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, May, September

Course content

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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-60 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Coventry University
Email
onlinedegrees@coventry.ac.uk