Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course focuses on both the scientific knowledge of hazards and modern strategies of emergency planning. Its interdisciplinary approach combines traditional classroom and field'based teaching and learning techniques with modern ICT'based learning support. A strong emphasis is placed on research'led teaching, student'centred learning and team'based activities, all of which develop the necessary skills required by practitioners in the field of hazard and disaster management.

Course Modules

Modules include: Hazards and society; managing disasters; geographical information systems and disaster management; fieldwork; research methods and data analysis; research project.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree (2.2 or better) awarded by a British or approved overseas university in a relevant subject such as geography; geology; environmental sciences; geographical information system; or earth science or equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,250  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £2,950  Academic year. First year home fees