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Disaster Relief and Development Engineering (Research)

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


MSc (by Research)


This course offers the opportunity for study and research within the area of Disaster Relief and Development Engineering. It will appeal to those engineers who wish to research the application of civil engineering principles and methodologies to facilitate the relief and mitigation of world-wide disasters. Students may focus their studies and their research topic on one particular branch of civil engineering appropriate to their interests and/or professional experience. It is suitable for both full-time and part-time students, and is particularly suitable for part-time students in employment who wish to carry out research on a work-related topic.

Subject areas

Civil Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, and Disaster Management.

Target audience

University students, Disaster management professionals.

Admission Requirement

A lower second Honours degree in a related subject. Applicants with a lower class of degree and/or from outside of these areas will be considered individually and are usually interviewed prior to being offered a place. Applicants without a first degree, but who have relevant work experience, are also considered on an individual basis. International student can obtain more information from international office.



Geographical coverage



1 year full time, 2 years part time.

Application procedure

Applications can be submitted online for full time and part time programme. Applicants can also download the application form to submit by post or in person. 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 Masters
  • Location Coventry, UK.
  • Language English.

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