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University of Dundee

Water Hazards, Risk and Resilience

The programme offers an applied interdisciplinary approach to real world case studies and problems faced by environmental agencies, local and regional councils, as well as government level implementation of a robust hazard policy. With a potential increase in intensity and duration of water hazards associated with on-going climate change, the course is well placed to address a real need for graduates with hazard analysis and assessment expertise across a wide range of sectors.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree is required in geography; environmental science; geoscience; social sciences; civil engineering or related fields. IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Research training; water hazard geoscience; hydrological monitoring and modelling; quantitative methods; population vulnerability and resilience; field course; research in practice (work placement); qualitative methods; applied geographical information systems and geospatial data analysis; hydrological applications.

Assessment methods

Assessments are through a blend of written assignments and reports, oral presentations, case study based problem solving and a major research dissertation. The integration and collaboration of colleagues from the public, private and third sector is integral to the programme.

Sponsorship information

10 SFC-funded places available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838