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Hazards and Disaster Management

  • Main organization:Kingston University London. School of Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Type:University programme
  • Level:Masters
  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate:MSc
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • City:Surrey, UK.
  • Contact:Dr Neil Thomas , Course Director - MSc Hazards and Disaster Management
    School of Earth Sciences and Geography, University of Kingston
    Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, UK.
    Tel : +44 20 8547 2000 ext. 62621
    E - mail: n.thomas@kingston.ac.uk
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Language:English.
  • Duration:1 year full time and 2 years part time.

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This programme focuses on training students in the scientific and social scientific aspects of the rapidly-evolving field of environmental hazards (natural and man-made) and their management. Students get instructions through traditional classroom and field-based teaching and learning techniques with modern ICT-based learning support, through the University Learning Management System.

Subject Areas

Hazard, Risk management, Environmental monitoring, Emergency planning, Disaster mitigation.

Target Audience

University Students, Disaster management professionals.

Admission Requirement

A first degree in a relevant subject area such as Geography, Geology, Environmental Sciences, GIS or Earth Science. International applicantsmust provide their IELTS or TOEFL scores.

Application Procedure

Completed Application form must be send to university. Prospective domestic students may be called for interview, whereas international students are exempted from interview, as long they can demonstrate that they meet the specified entry requirements.


Two Postgraduate Scholarships for UK & EU students are available.

Tuition and Cost

Fees vary for full time and part time courses. For details please see the finances section.

Deadline for application

Please see university homepage.

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/773

Last updated

10 Oct 2007

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