Master of Science in Environmental Sciences with Disaster Risk Science

African Centre for Disaster Studies
North-West University
South Africa
  • Duration
    The course duration is 2-3 years (full-time or part-time). Titles of dissertations must be registered within six months after registration.
  • Type
    University programme
  • Level




The Masters in Environmental Sciences with Disaster Risk Science is a research based Masters composed of a full dissertation. This qualification emphasises the multi-sector and multi-disciplinary nature of disaster risk reduction. Individuals with an interest in addressing issues of disaster risk through a developmental focus should apply.

Admission requirement

Any Honours degree or National Higher Technicon Diploma and appropriate work experience on an NQF level 8. The number of admissions are limited and the programme committee will evaluate all applications on academic merit with an average of 65%. Access to the Internet and e-mail is compulsory.



Application procedure

Apply online:

Tuition and cost for any financial enquiries.


Please contact Mr. JC van Rooyen (+27 18 299 4069 or or Ms. Maria Raubenheimer (+27 18 299 4249)

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