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MSc Disaster Management (CPD)

The MSc Disaster Management allows you to achieve a postgraduate Masters qualification whilst maintaining current rols and responsibilities.

 

The Masters is delivered as a part time programme both here in the UK and internationally. Each taught unit comprises five days of lectures and exercises followed by a period of online developmental activity and tutoring; then the submission of an assignment.

 

The MSc Disaster Management has been designed so that you can learn to:

 

Promote disaster management planning within wider security and development strategies.

 

Participate in, and encourage, the development of risk reduction and resilience strategies including mitigating hazards and reducing vulnerability.

 

Participate in, and encourage, integrated planning between relevant civilian and military organisations as well as community groups.

 

Develop effective major incident management systems to respond quickly to, and recover from, a range of disasters when they occur.

 

Understand the roles and responsibilities of external agencies involved in disaster management as part of a collaborative and collective enterprise.

 

Develop individual skills in communication and learning to assist in the exploitation and implementation of lessons identified from previous disaster events.

 

To find out more or to apply for this course please Lauren Jarrad.

Course Units:

 

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Accreditation:

Our disaster management training programme allows students to achieve certification in increments and in a manner that reflects their abilities and requirements.

 

PG Cert – on successful completion of three units (two core units: Developing Policies and Plans

CPD1 and Management of Communications and Learning

CPD6, plus one optional unit) students will be awarded a Post Graduate Certificate (PG Cert) in Disaster Management

 

PG Dip – on successful completion of six units (two core units: Developing Policies and Plans CPD1 and Management of Communications and Learning CPD6, plus four optional units) students will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) in Disaster Management.

 

MSc – on successful completion of six units (two core units: Developing Policies and Plans CPD1 and Management of Communications and Learning CPD6, plus four optional units) and an extended essay of 15,000 words, students will be awarded a Masters in Disaster Management.

 

Our aim is to develop each individual to achieve his or her full potential within the course. We believe that our innovative pathway, combined with the BU learning support strategy, will ensure that each student will be able to achieve a high-quality certification at whatever level their ability allows.