Taught course

Disaster Management and Sustainable Development

Institution
Northumbria University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in an appropriate subject such as geography, environmental management/studies, economics or sociology, or equivalent professional qualifications and/or experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

From hazards, vulnerability and human-made disaster, to environmental sustainability and community development, this globally-focused course explores real-world problems and how to conceptualise and address them.

You will learn how to prepare for, and respond in a crisis. You will develop the planning skills to help minimise impact and avert problems where possible. You will develop advanced knowledge, project management and analytical skills whilst developing a specialism in an area of your choice.

The course is supported by the Disaster and Development Network (DDN) hosted by Northumbria University , which can lead to placements across the world. Our highly employable graduates have moved into a range of exciting careers, including in the UN, governments, development, humanitarian aid organisations, charities and local authorities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
et.admissions@northumbria.ac.uk
Phone
(0191) 227 4453