King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Disasters, Adaptation and Development

This programme takes a social development perspective and includes human vulnerability and response to natural and technological hazards and to climate change; there is a broad range of modules; the course is suitable for those wishing to pursue careers in research and policy development on disaster risk management and development programming for adaptation.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) or an international equivalent, e.g. GPA of 3.3 from a US university; applicants with professional or voluntary experience are welcome.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essay, presentation, lab work and occasionally by examination. The three-month dissertation is compulsory and can be taken overseas or in the UK.

Sponsorship information

Varied including Research Councils, University of London Scholarships, departmental bursaries and career development loans; for overseas students Chevening Scholarships are available from the British Council. Overseas students can also apply for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Scheme (CSSS).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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Key information

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Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
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