University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Risk Disaster and Environmental Management

This course looks at all risks in the business environment together with a strong analysis of the consequences when things go wrong. The course is structured around 3 core management themes: risk; disaster; and environment. The course aims to help students understand how we interact with the natural environment and will explore how human activity can be managed to minimise negative environmental damage.

Entry requirements

A good 1st degree (2.2 or above) in an area of business, management, marketing, accountancy or economics. Applicants with appropriate professional qualifications or work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Course modules

Modules include: disaster and emergency management; the anatomy of disasters; principles of environmental management; principles of risk; corporate governance and business ethics; research methods and techniques; sustainable business; business continuity management.

Assessment methods

Most modules are assessed by coursework in the form of reports, essays and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 800 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Departmental Secretary
Telephone number: 
01484 472024