University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Disaster Healthcare

The programme teaches students the key areas of theory and practice that are relevant to healthcare in complex humanitarian disasters, from resilience and response to mitigation and recovery.

Entry requirements

Standard entry requirements for a taught Master's programme apply, plus an appropriate professional healthcare qualification; usual accreditation of prior and experiential learning (APEL)/accreditation of prior and certificated learning (APCL) requirements apply.

Course modules

Public health (epidemiology, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, maternal and child health, infectious disease control, mental health); professional practice in disaster response (professional development and field placement); research and evaluation.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed throughout the course using essays, research proposals and field work study; field placements scheduled for August/ September form a central and compulsory feature of the award structure.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Online study £ 1,333 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance learning/Online

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
03455 76 77 78