United Kingdom

University of South Wales

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Mid Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, United Kingdom

University of South Wales

Hazard and Disaster Management

From flooding, effects of climate change, terrorist incidents or complex emergencies, to volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, earthquakes and landslides, disasters are becoming more frequent all over the world. The need to manage the risks associated with these are becoming increasingly important. This unique, four-year Disaster Management course combines Bachelors and Masters level study in one integrated package. It will prepare you for a career relating to environmental hazard management, emergency planning or disaster risk management. You’ll study a range of topics associated with hazard and disaster management, including pre-event mitigation, disaster risk reduction, emergency planning, business continuity planning, multiagency response co-ordination, resilience development, disaster relief and crisis management. The specialist nature of the Disaster Management course also means you’ll gain a greater breadth and depth of practical, technical and interpersonal skills to impress future employers – giving you the best chance of moving into a related career or further research after graduation.

  • Qualification
    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £11,900