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Disaster Management

Main organization(s): Coventry University, Department of Geography, Environment & Disaster Management


BSc (Hons)


This new programme aims to equip graduates with the skills needed to practice both nationally and internationally in disaster mitigation, preparedness and response. In this course students will study the phases within the cycle of disaster management and the role of the government, international agencies and non-government organisations operating in disaster management. The course allows students to choose a theme to study, for example options may include languages, development students, Geographical Information Systems or International Relations.

Subject areas

Disaster management, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery, Crisis management, GIS, Communication.

Target audience

University students.

Admission Requirement

5 GCSEs at grade A-C including Mathematics and English Language and 260 Tariff points or equivalent qualifications. For further information please consult university home page.



Geographical coverage



3 Years Full-Time, 4 Years Sandwich.

Application procedure

Full time applications are to be submitted through UCAS. For part time programme applications can be submitted online or downloaded to submit by post. International students should contact the international office for more information.


Scholarships and bursaries are available from the university and other sources.

Tuition & cost

Tuition fee and other costs depend on the domicile status, and type of course selected by the applicant (full time or part time), for details on course fees and costs please see finance section.

Deadline for application

Please consult university home page.


George Eliot Building
Department of Geography, Environment & Disaster Management
Coventry University
Priory Street, Coventry, CV1 5FB, UK
Tel: + 44 24 7688 7667, 024 7688 7091
Fax: + 44 24 7688 8609

Last updated

17 Oct 2007

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

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