Taught course

Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

Institution
University of Leicester · School of Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2:2 degree (or equivalent) or four or more years of work experience in a related field plus completion of a practice assignment. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent if English is not your first language.

Months of entry

September, March

Course content

This course provides you with a thorough grounding in risk management theory and its application to real world problems. You will have the opportunity to engage in a wide-ranging interdisciplinary analysis of the extent, effects and explanations of crisis and disaster, and the use of risk theory.

As well as ensuring you are up-to-date with the latest developments in risk management, the course will provide you with the skills and confidence to plan and execute research and engage in debate. You will develop skills in evaluating information critically, communicating ideas clearly, undertaking advanced conceptual analysis, understanding and applying theories and models, using information sources effectively, reporting and interpreting research critically, and developing new approaches to problem-solving.

Your career opportunities will be enhanced and your potential developed. You will also develop valuable links with risk management experts and professional associations.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Distance Learning Hub
Email
dladvisers@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 252 5377