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Masters Degrees in Disaster Mitigation

18 degrees at 13 universities in the UK.

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Disaster Medicine MSc

Disaster Medicine MSc

Are you a healthcare, emergency or urgent care professional who is considering venturing into the exciting and expanding field of Disaster Medicine? The MSc Disaster Medicine course expands the scope...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 8,500 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time degree
  • MB4066:Research Methods for Clinical Practice, Education and Management- Core
  • MB4060:Evidence Based Practice- Core
  • MB4003:Professional Project- Core
  • MB4022:Dissertation- Core
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Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management MSc, by distance learning

Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management MSc, by distance learning

Course description Global warming, climate change, environmental disasters, and terror threats present significant and growing threats to societies. Disasters, crises and risks cause social, economic,...Read more
(4.2)
  • 2 years Distance without attendance degree: 11,495 overall cost (UK)
  • Emergency Planning Management- Core
  • Research Methods and Project (Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management)- Core
  • Managing Risk, Crisis and Disasters- Core
  • Disaster Risk Reduction and International Development- Core
  • Theories of Risk, Crisis and Disasters- Core
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Disaster Management and Resilience MSc

Disaster Management and Resilience MSc

Overview Natural disasters and armed conflict have existed in human existence throughout history. Disaster Management and Resilience MSc can develop your existing skills to help you manage risk and respond...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 10,600 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Disaster Interventions, Evaluation and Learning (15 Credits) - Core
  • Resilience, Security and Emerging Technologies (15 Credits) - Core
  • Supporting Transition to Postgraduate Study- Core
  • Community Preparedness, Recovery and Resilience (15 Credits) - Core
  • Disaster Risk, Resilience, Adaption and Sustainability (15 Credits) - Core
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Intelligence, Security and Disaster Management MSc

Intelligence, Security and Disaster Management MSc

Course description Develop the practical and theoretical knowledge you need to work in the fields of intelligence, security, emergency planning, crisis and disaster risk reduction and management in...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 7,850 per year (UK)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 7,850 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Introducing Risk and Managing Disasters (40 Credits) - Core
  • Research and the Skilled Practitioner (20 Credits) - Core
  • Independent Research Study (60 Credits)
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MSc Disaster Management

MSc Disaster Management

This course will prepare you with advanced knowledge and skills to lead on disaster management. Learn risk reduction, resilience strategies and develop major incident management systems that respond to,...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Management of Communications and Learning (20 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Developing Policies and Plans (20 Credits) - Core
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Risk, Disaster and Resilience MSc

Risk, Disaster and Resilience MSc

Risk and disaster reduction, particularly within the contexts of dealing with uncertainty and increasing resilience, are high on local, national and international agendas. Academic study can underpin...Read more
(4.1)
  • 5 years Customised degree
  • 1 year Full time degree: 12,900 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 6,450 per year (UK)
  • Emergency and Crisis Planning- Core
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation- Core
  • Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards and Vulnerability- Core
  • Emergency and Crisis Management- Core
  • Practice and Appraisal of Research- Core
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Crisis and Disaster Management MSc

Crisis and Disaster Management MSc

Overview Are you calm under pressure, capable of lead others in the face of a crisis, and ready for an interesting, rewarding career where you can make a difference? If that sounds like you, our MSc...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 8,100 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,050 per year (UK)
  • Emergency Management and Planning (30 Credits) - Core
  • Disaster Management Techniques and Study Visits (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Project (60 Credits) - Core
  • Disasters: Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk (30 Credits) - Core
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MSc Disaster Management and Sustainable Development

MSc Disaster Management and Sustainable Development

Course Overview From climate change, impact of global warming, hazards, vulnerability and human-made disaster, to environmental sustainability and community resilience, this Disaster Management and Sustainable...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 7,950 per year (UK)
  • KE7022 - Postgraduate Research Methods (20 Credits) - Core
  • KE7003 -Subject Exploration in Disaster and Development (20 Credits) - Core
  • KE7004 - Themes in Sustainable Development (20 Credits) - Core
  • KE7001 - Approaches to Project Management (20 Credits) - Core
  • KE7005 - Disaster Risk Reduction and Response (20 Credits) - Core
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Risk and Disaster Reduction MRes

Risk and Disaster Reduction MRes

Risk and disaster reduction, particularly within the contexts of dealing with uncertainty and increasing resilience, are high on local, national and international agendas. The Risk and Disaster Reduction...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,200 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,575 per year (UK)
  • Practice and Appraisal of Research- Core
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation- Core
  • Emergency and Crisis Management- Core
  • Integrating Science into Risk and Disaster Reduction- Core
  • Dissertation
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MSc Disaster Management and Sustainable Development (with advanced practice in second year)

MSc Disaster Management and Sustainable Development (with advanced practice in second year)

Course Overview From climate change, impact of global warming, hazards, vulnerability and human-made disaster, to environmental sustainability and community resilience, this Disaster Management and Sustainable...Read more
(4.2)
  • 2 years Full time degree: 10,940 overall cost (UK)
  • KE7003 -Subject Exploration in Disaster and Development (20 Credits) - Core
  • KE7022 - Postgraduate Research Methods (20 Credits) - Core
  • KE7028 - Academic Language Skills for Geography- Core
  • KE7005 - Disaster Risk Reduction and Response (20 Credits) - Core
  • KE7001 - Approaches to Project Management (20 Credits) - Core
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Risk and Disaster Science MSc

Risk and Disaster Science MSc

The importance of science in understanding disaster risks and the need for science-based strategies at local, national and international levels in the private, public, and third sectors are now widely recognised. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 5 years Customised degree
  • 1 year Full time degree: 12,900 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 6,450 per year (UK)
  • Integrating Science into Risk and Disaster Reduction- Core
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation- Core
  • Risk Analysis for Disaster Science- Core
  • Practice and Appraisal of Research- Core
  • Emergency and Crisis Management- Core
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Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management MSc

Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management MSc

The Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management MSc combines specialist structural and earthquake engineering knowledge with an advanced understanding of resilience and risk modelling for natural hazards. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 5 years Customised degree
  • 1 year Full time degree: 16,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 8,250 per year (UK)
  • Seismic Risk Assessment- Core
  • Introduction to Seismic Design of Structures- Core
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering- Core
  • Structural Dynamics- Core
  • Structural Vulnerability and Resilience- Core
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Crisis and Disaster Management MSc

Crisis and Disaster Management MSc

This course will prepare you to understand decision-making approaches and develop the necessary skills to prepare for and manage crisis and disaster specialising either in business crisis or in humanitarian operations. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,500 per year (UK)
  • The Aston Global Advantage Professional Development Programme- Core
  • Business Project or Dissertation- Core
  • An Introduction to Crisis Management- Core
  • Simulation for Managerial Decision Making- Core
  • Ethics in a Crisis- Core
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LLM Conflict and Disaster Law

LLM Conflict and Disaster Law

Welcome to LLM Conflict and Disaster Law Conflicts and disasters have affected, and will continue to affect, individuals, communities, states, regions, and continents around the world. ...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 8,100 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • LLM International Law and World Order- Core
  • LLM Use of Force and International Law- Core
  • LLM Disaster Law: Contemporary Challenges- Core
  • LLM Dissertation (Conflict and Disaster Law)- Core
  • International Human Rights- Core
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MSc International Disaster Management

MSc International Disaster Management

Course description The MSc in International Disaster Management is aimed at those who are interested in critically analysing key concepts in disaster management theory, research, policy and practice,...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,750 per year (UK)
  • Disaster Governance (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Research and Evaluation Methods (15 Credits) - Core
  • Disaster Management - Theory and Application (15 Credits) - Core
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Risk Analysis, Disasters and Resilience MSc

Risk Analysis, Disasters and Resilience MSc

Overview Our Risk Analysis, Disasters and Resilience MSc programme provides an interdisciplinary understanding of environmental, societal and technological risk and disaster in global North and South contexts. ...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,040 per year (UK)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,040 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,520 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,520 per year (UK)
  • Critical Cases in Risk, Disasters, and Resilience (15 Credits)
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
  • Research Design and Project Management (15 Credits)
  • Practicing Social Research (15 Credits)
  • Fundamentals of Risk, Disasters and Resilience (15 Credits)
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MSc Disaster Interventions and Humanitarian Aid

MSc Disaster Interventions and Humanitarian Aid

Overview The MSc in Disaster Interventions and Humanitarian Aid is an innovative and unique course that will assist social work practitioners, humanitarian aid workers, health professionals and volunteers...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 7,100 per year (UK)
  • Natural and (Hu)man-made Disasters (20 Credits) - Core
  • Communication Skills and Media Interactions (CSMI) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Field-Based Learning Opportunity (20 Credits) - Core
  • Research Methods: Comparative and Participatory Action Research (20 Credits) - Core
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MSc International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response

MSc International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response

Course description Our MSc International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response distance learning course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to respond to and help prevent disasters. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 5 years Distance without attendance degree: 3,500 per year (UK)
  • 36 months Distance without attendance degree: 3,500 per year (UK)
  • Risk, Vulnerability and Resilience (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (MSc Global Health) (60 Credits) - Core
  • Community Approaches to Health (15 Credits) - Core
  • Emergency Humanitarian Assistance (blended) (15 Credits) - Core
  • Research Methods (15 Credits) - Core
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