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About the course
The course is designed for people from clinical and non-clinical backgrounds who are currently working in, or aim to work in, the humanitarian field. Humanitarian workers find themselves operating in complex and diverse environments due to conflict and natural disasters. This course aims to equip you with the understanding, knowledge and skills to evaluate, plan and implement projects in the humanitarian setting.
You will develop a deep understanding of the many issues related to humanitarian and disasters management including, political economy, ethical and legal issues, the historical context of humanitarian aid, planning and risk management, the impact of environmental disasters and working with refugees. This course provides the theoretical underpinning which is necessary for anyone working, or planning to work, in this field.
Teaching and assessment:
Teaching is delivered through a range of teaching methods including lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment will be through one piece of coursework.
Your module specification/module handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria for this module.
Graduates of the course may go on to work in the field of policy, for national and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs), government health services and multinational organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF.
The tuition fees for 2021/22 entry is £660 (Band 2) per 15 credit module and £1,320 (Band 2) per 30 credit module. There may be slight increase in 2022/23 courses.
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Entry requirements An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent in a subject relevant to public health, such as health professional qualifications, social science subjects, applied sciences, business, leadership, management or administration.