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Disaster Management (BEng)

Main organization(s): University of Teesside, Faculty of Engineering and Technology


Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons)


This course addresses the engineering aspects involved in many types of emergency situations, such as explosions, floods and wars. The course aims to provide the students with the skills and expertise required for a career in disaster relief engineering. This course trains the students to perform structural assessment of part-collapsed buildings, or designing flood defence works or water supply networks in areas of drought.

Subject areas

Structural geology, Hydrology, Materials behaviour, Surveying, Earth catastrophes, Disaster logistics, Disaster remediation.

Target audience

University students, Disaster management professionals.

Admission Requirement

High school or senior secondary graduation. The program requires between 180 - 240 tariff points from at least two 6-unit awards or equivalent, one must be in mathematics, management, science or public services. Additional information and information for international students can be obtained from admission section.



Geographical coverage



3 to 4 years.

Application procedure

Applications are to be submitted through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), for further details please see admission section.


Scholorships are available from university and other sources.

Tuition & cost

GBP 3145.00 per year for UK and EU students and GBP 8000.00 per year for international students. This fee does not include other costs.

Deadline for application

Please see university homepage.


Faculty of Engineering & Technology, University of Teesside
Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BA, UK
Tel: +44 1642 342499, 1642 342414
E- mail:

Last updated

11 Oct 2007

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  • Type University programme
  • Level Bachelor
  • Location Middlesbrough, UK.
  • Language English.

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