2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent).
Applicants should have as a minimum a Bachelor’s degree (in Engineering, Science, Social Science, Business, Medical Science) with a minimum classification of Second Class Honours, Upper Division (2:i) or its international equivalent. We will consider graduates of all disciplines.
In certain instances we will also consider applicants with a degree result of 2:ii (or equivalent). This may be the case if an applicant has relevant professional experience (see below) in a subject relevant to the content of the course such as (but not restricted to) Engineering, Politics, International Relations or Political Science, International/Sustainable Development Studies, Sociology, Business, Geography.
Professional experience considered in the above context can be in the following areas, although this list is not exhaustive: Humanitarian Sector, International/Sustainable Development, Social Enterprise, Professional Services or Administration/Public Sector.
Months of entry
To engineer a better world, we need expertise that spans technology, management and social sciences.
Studying Humanitarian Engineering will give you the skills to create appropriate, sustainable and holistic solutions to global challenges by integrating science and engineering with approaches from social sciences, law, health and medicine, management, business, and economics.
This unique and cutting-edge course provides students with rigorous interdisciplinary training in the field of Humanitarian Engineering, from international development to humanitarianism and disasters emergencies.
Whether your background is in Engineering, Business and Management, or Social Science, our MSc Humanitarian Engineering programmes will give you the confidence and competence to take your next steps into the world of work or further study.
Three streams, tailored to your needs
If you’re looking for a course that spans a broad range of disciplines, MSc Humanitarian Engineering could be the course for you. The wide variety of skills you’ll develop across the subject area make it ideal for students who are looking to explore all the professional and disciplinary facets of humanitarian challenges.
Alternatively, if you want a course that will allow to you to focus your skills on a specific area of interest, our two additional course will offer the in-depth study you need.
Our MSc Humanitarian Engineering with Sustainability is ideal for students with a keen interest and background in Engineering, with its focus on renewable energy, sustainable cities and infrastructures for emergencies.
Our MSc Humanitarian Engineering with Management could be the perfect choice for students looking to develop their expertise in the field of Management. The course offers opportunities to explore project management, communication and leadership, and management of sustainable supply chains.
Apply your skills to real-world problems
Because of the inter- and cross-disciplinary nature of the degree, graduates in Humanitarian Engineering courses will gain the skills required for a wide range of careers in fields as diverse as engineering, management, investment and banking, the third sector, government and academia.
Information for international students
English Language requirements
IETLS Band of 6.5 or more overall, with a minimum writing score of 6.5 and no other subsection below 6.0.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
This course is available as a full- or part-time MSc, PGCert, PGDip or PGA.
Course contact details
- Humanitarian Egnineering