Academic Programmes

Academic Programmes

Academic programmes across the world which offer education on all levels (including bachelor, master, diploma, etc.) related to disaster risk reduction

Massey University
Location

Palmerston North

Degree

Emergency Management

Description

This programme is designed for students who wish to broaden their knowledge in both disaster prevention and management. In its broadest sense, emergency management focuses on the organisation of

  • Type
    University programme
  • Location: New Zealand
Massey University
Description

The Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management is designed for students who wish to broaden their knowledge in both disaster prevention and management. In its broadest sense, emergency management focuses on the organisation of communities to

  • Type
    University programme
  • Location: New Zealand
Resilient Organisations
Location

Christchurch

Degree

Economics of resilient infrastructure PhD research programme

Description

Resilient Organisations (ResOrgs) is a public good research programme based in New Zealand. ResOrgs have been researching what makes organisations resilient

  • Type
    University programme
  • Location: New Zealand
University of Auckland
Description

The Master of Disaster Management is a course-based programme which includes a research project, and is designed to prepare people for careers and leadership roles in disaster management.

The Master of Disaster Management programme provides

  • Type
    University programme
  • Location: New Zealand
Lincoln University
Location

Lincoln

Description

Master of Disaster Risk and Resilience (MDRR) students will gain:

  • An understanding of the natural and societal causes of disasters
  • The ability to analyse and critique strategies for disaster reduction
  • Experience in applying
  • Type
    University programme
  • Location: New Zealand
Lincoln University
Location

Lincoln

Description

Master of Applied Science (Disaster, Risk and Resilience) - MAppSc(DRR) students will gain:

  • Research and report writing skills and an in-depth understanding of their thesis topic in DRR
  • An understanding of the natural and
  • Type
    University programme
  • Location: New Zealand
University of Canterbury
Location

Canterbury

Description

The United Nations defines a disaster as a disruption of social and community function, involving so many losses and destructive impacts that affected communities and regions are unable to cope using their own resources

  • Type
    University programme
  • Location: New Zealand
Auckland University of Technology
Location

Auckland

Degree

Certificate

Description

In just six months, you’ll begin to develop the knowledge and skills to reduce disaster risks, build community resilience, and manage disaster response and recovery.

AUT’s Postgraduate Certificate in Disaster

  • Type
    University programme
  • Location: New Zealand