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Diploma in Disaster Preparedness and Management


Outcome of the diploma programme: The programme is intended to train students to function as a disaster manager and carry out independent research on issues related to disaster preparedness and management.


The objective of the diploma programme includes:

- To impart training and transfer knowledge to the faculty, students, staff of relevant departments and selected citizens in disaster risk reduction, preparedness, management and mitigation;
- To develop qualified human resource base in the subject;
- To produce knowledge base on disasters in Pakistan.

Course structure:

- Semester I: Four and a half months
- Semester II: Four and a half months
- Research Project: Three Months

Subject areas

Disaster risk reduction, preparedness, management and mitigation.

Admission Requirement

M.Sc./M.A/4Years B.S. in Geography, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Economics, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Medical sciences, Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, City and Regional Planning, Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Agriculture, Forestry, Animal/Plant Sciences and Management Sciences. Furthermore, the Admission Committee will decide about the eligibility of the candidate’s for the Diploma Course in which he/she is seeking admission.



Geographical coverage



One year.

Application procedure

Contact the university.

Tuition & cost

See university website.

Deadline for application

Intake to the programme: January each year.

Last updated

08 Jan 2010

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  • Type University programme
  • Level Certificate/Diploma
  • Location(s) Pakistan (Peshawar)

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