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Disaster Relief Health Care (1 year)

  • Main organization:University of Glamorgan. Faculty of Sport, health and Science
  • Related organization:Häme Polytechnic
  • Type:Online courses
  • Level:Certificate/Diploma
  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate:Certificate.
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • City:Wales, UK (Online).
  • Contact:Prof. Donna Mead, Dean
    Faculty of Sport, health and Science
    University of Glamorgan
    Pontypridd, Wales UK CF37 1DL, UK
    Tel: +44 1443 483110, 0800 716 925 (For UK)
    E-mail: dmead@glam.ac.uk
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Language:English.
  • Duration:1 year.

Programme Website



The course aims to Develop core competency in survival skills acknowledging the cultural sensitivities and historical perspectives that may impinge on, and potentially restrict, some activities, Enable the graduates to conduct an in-depth analysis of the public health risks contingent including, difficulties in nutrition requirements, water supply and waste disposal that occur during disasters and Develop necessary knowledge and principles required to manage, facilitate and co-ordinate prompt and effective disaster management.

Subject Areas

Disaster relief, Public health, Nutrition.

Target Audience

Disaster management professionals, Health care professionals.

Admission Requirement

A relevant Healthcare Professional Qualification, A first Degree with Honours or the equivalent international qualification, A minimum of two years post-registration experience (candidates with less than two years experience will be considered on a case by case basis), International English Language Test Score (IELTS) of 6.0 for non-English speakers, Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) will apply, Basic knowledge of research is important for this course.

Application Procedure

Duly filled application form, references and sometimes an interview (this may be face-to-face or by telephone). Factors taken into account in the selection process include academic ability, previous study of healthcare subjects and reasons for wishing to undertake the programme.


For financial aid please see student support section.

Tuition and Cost

GBP 362.00 per 20 credits. International students can get further details from international admission section.

Deadline for application

Please consult university homepage.


  • Themes:Health & Health Facilities

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/809

Last updated

15 Oct 2007

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