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
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
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Admissions Office
- (0191) 227 4453