This program is designed for those with interest in disaster related activities. DPMM is an interdisciplinary academic program at AIT that aims to produce high quality of professionals for better contribution in disaster preparedness, mitigation and management. DPMM works closely with its partners/collaborators to enhance a much wider understanding and knowledge sharing from the international to local level. The program graduates will be ready to play leading roles in developing appropriate disaster management policies, strategies and techniques as well as in raising awareness in communities to protect people from the increasing disasters and helping build resilient communities.
DPMM works closely with its partners/collaborators namely, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES), Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) and United Nations Environment Programme Regional Resource Center for Asia and the Pacific (UNEP.RRCAP) to enhance a much wider understanding and knowledge sharing from the international to local level.
The courses at DPMM are designed and developed by AIT Faculties and experts from partner institutions having more than a decade of experience in this particular field. The program is being successfully run with students from Bangladesh, Canada, France, India, Indonesia, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Students can transfer the credits to professional masters or regular master degree program in DPMM as well as to programs in appropriate fields of study. It is a 12 credit course (4 courses of 3 credits each).
Disaster risk management, Early warning, Remote sensing, GIS, Resilience, Disaster planning, Urban environment planning, Human conflicts, Georisk engineering, Geospatial technology, Climate forecasting.
This program is designed for those with interest in disaster related activities.
Applications for admission are accepted regularly throughout the year. To ensure sufficient time for visa processing and other formalities, applications must reach AIT by November 15 for the January Semester and June 15 for the August Semester.
Those who require scholarships/AIT fellowships must submit complete application before October 15 for the January semester and March 15 for the August Semester.
For details regarding admission, application procedures, please visit:
A limited number of scholarships and fellowships are available for selected applicants with high academic achievement and/or relevant experience in disaster-related fields.
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Registration Fee @Baht 20,000 per semester = Baht 20,000
Tuition Fee @Baht 14,000 per semester = Baht 168,000
Applications must reach AIT by November 15 for the January semester and June 15 for the August semester.
14 Jan 2011
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