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MSc in Disaster Management and Resilience

Main organization(s): Coventry University


Coventry University’s Disaster Management and Resilience MSc could develop students' existing skills to help them manage risk, mitigate/prepare and respond to disasters, food insecurity and conflict.

Students interested in careers focused on disaster intervention or are a current practitioner seeking to update their knowledge in disaster management, humanitarian assistance, capacity building and disaster risk reduction, are encouraged to apply. This specialist master’s course encompasses up-to-date thinking in disaster theory, management policy, strategy and practice.

Disaster management has been taught at Coventry for over 20 years and this postgraduate course covers the advanced research skills, knowledge and management expertise needed to deal effectively with future disasters, encouraging students to adopt a strategic and holistic perspective. It aims to develop your expertise and capacity to identify, analyse, interpret and manage risk and disaster issues successfully, focusing on less economically developed contexts across the world, focusing on sustainable solutions and building community resilience.

Geographical coverage



01 Sep 2019 - 01 May 2020

Last updated

02 Oct 2019

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  • Type University programme
  • Level Masters

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