University of Manchester

University of Manchester

International Disaster Management

The course is designed for participants who want to develop both theoretical and practical management skills in preparation, response and recovery from natural and man-made disasters. The core curriculum combines the development of practical analysis skills to support emergency management policies with an understanding of ethical issues in global humanitarian actions. This results in a course that is suitable as a way to develop initial skills in disaster management or support continuing education for disaster management professionals.

Entry requirements

An Upper Second Class Honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, normally in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Modules include: Introduction to disaster management; risk management; research and evaluation methods; reconstruction and development; emergency humanitarian assistance; water sanitation planning and policy in the developing world; global health; fundamentals of epidemiology; history of humanitarian aid; climate change, poverty and disaster management.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

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Key information

Contact: 
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 0322