Master in disaster management

University of Free State
South Africa
  • Type
    University programme
  • Level
    Masters
Description

This Masters degree in Disaster Management is one of the best in Africa. The course structure makes it possible for the professional in the work field to complete the course in two years, and because of this, 80% of the students are part time students. The programme consist of the following:

• three contact sessions during the year
• assignments throughout the year
• examinations
• practical examinations
• mini dissertation

Subjects:

• Research methodology
• Hazards and disaster management
• Strategic disaster management
• Disaster management principles and practices
• Disaster risk management
• Information technology in disaster management
• Public health
• Management of natural and man-made disasters
• Trauma management
• Political strategic planning
• Geographic information systems (GIS)
• Ethnic and cultural conduct
• Management of media relations
• Disaster impact assessment
• Disaster risk assessment

Application procedure

Apply on the site of the university

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