University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management

This course provides students with a thorough grounding in risk management theory and its application to real world problems. Students will have the opportunity to engage in a wide-ranging interdisciplinary analysis of the extent, effects and explanations of crisis and disaster, and the use of risk theory. As well as ensuring students are up-to-date with the latest developments in risk management, the course will provide them with the skills and confidence to plan and execute research and engage in debate. Students will develop skills in evaluating information critically, communicating ideas clearly, undertaking advanced conceptual analysis, understanding and applying theories and models, using information sources effectively, reporting and interpreting research critically, and developing new approaches to problem-solving.

Entry requirements

2.2 degree (or equivalent) or 4 or more years of work experience in a related field plus completion of a practice assignment.

Course modules

Modules include: Theories of risk and crisis; managing risk and crisis; research methods, case studies if crises and disasters; models of risk, crisis and disaster; emergency planning management; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 11,600 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Management Distance Learning Team
Telephone number: 
0116 252 5377