Taught course

Risk, Disaster and Environmental Management

University of Huddersfield · Department of Management

Entry requirements

A good first degree (2:2 or above) in a related area, such as business, geography, science and health. Applicants with degrees in other disciplines will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with appropriate professional qualifications or work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course looks at all risks in the business environment together with a strong analysis of the consequences when things go wrong. Businesses and organisations increasingly need to anticipate the likelihood and consequences of unexpected events and the necessary short and long term responses.

The programme is structured around 3 core management themes:

Risk: You will study a wide range of risks in business, organisational and geographical environments. You will learn to identify, assess and manage these risks.

Disaster: The disaster management element of the course will develop your ability to analyse the consequences when things go wrong, and will provide the practical skills for disaster prevention, preparedness, mitigation and management.

Environment: The course will help you understand how we interact with the natural environment and will explore how human activity can be managed to minimise negative environmental damage.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

The Business School (B357/B372PT)
01484 472956