Taught course

Crisis and Disaster Management

University of Lincoln · Lincoln Business School

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 honours degree or equivalent. International Students will require English Language at IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each element, or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme brings together the areas of crisis management, risk management and disaster management and aims to prepare students for careers in emergency planning, disaster response, and crisis communication.

Students will have the opportunity to learn to differentiate between natural, human and technological crises and the range of response strategies available for organisations. The course also aims to develop knowledge and skills in risks appraisal, operations management, and crisis communication. Overall, students will have the chance to explore and reflect on the best strategic practices for the management and control of disasters and major emergencies.

There will also be an opportunity to apply for a short, two-week placement between the first and second semesters in order to gain some work experience within the UK.

Students will also have the chance to access a set of exclusive career events that help to build a CV, deal with psychometric tests, and formulate effective applications.

Subject to validation as at 17.3.16.

Information for international students

The International Office will help you with all aspects of your time with us, from making an application and ensuring that your needs are met during your study, through to graduation at the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please visit our website for further information on funding: Postgraduate Fees and Funding.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Martin Knight
01522 886644