Risk and disaster reduction, particularly within the contexts of dealing with uncertainty and increasing resilience, are high on local, national and international agendas. The course offers students the opportunity to gain a sound grasp of the characteristics of risk and disasters and their past, present and future impacts on society.
Core modules: integrating science into risk and disaster reduction; natural and anthropogenic hazards and vulnerability; emergency and crisis planning; emergency and crisis management.
Course Additional Entry
Normally a minimum of a lower 2nd Class UK Honours degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. Applicants with a different degree, or with no degree but with relevant professional experience, will be considered.
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