University of South Wales
Disaster Management for Environmental Hazards
This course provides a balanced study of environmental hazards and disaster management, pre-event mitigation, disaster risk reduction and disaster relief, along with the development of technical and interpersonal skills; it enables students to critically assess the effectiveness of the implementation of existing techniques, in order to evaluate good practice and apply it to new situations.
A minimum 2.2 BSc Honours degree in either geography, geology, earth science, environmental science, development studies, or a related subject, or an equivalent international qualification. Other applicants will be considered on an individual basis. EU applicants will need to have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.5.
Modules include: Principles and concepts in disasters; management of coastal and hydrological hazards; management of geological and technological hazards; personal preparedness for disasters; professional development for disasters; arcGIS principles and practice; remote sensing; work-based learning; professional practice in disasters; dissertation.
Students may be eligible for bursaries from the University for �1500 or �2000 though conditions apply.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Glyntaff Campus||Pontypridd||CF37 4BD||Wales|
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