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Disaster Management and Sustainable Development (2 years full-time with advanced practice) (MSc)


Northumbria University Geography and Environmental Sciences

Full time September MSc 2 years full-time with advanced practice in second year

About the course

From hazards, vulnerability and human-made disaster, to environmental sustainability and community resilience, this globally-focused course explores real-world problems and how to conceptualise and address them.

You will learn how to prepare for, and respond in, a crisis. You will develop the planning skills to help minimise impact and avert problems where possible. You will develop advanced knowledge, project management and analytical skills whilst developing a specialism in an area of your choice.

In the second year, for one semester you will have the chance to undertake an internship/study in another country or join a research group. This valuable experience will enhance your employment opportunities and further develop your theoretical and practical skills.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any subject. Other subject qualifications, equivalent professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our count


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