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Admission Announcement: Master of Disaster Management
Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka invites applications for admission in the Master of Disaster Management (MDM) 12th Batch Professional Degree Program for the session 2020-2021. Duration of the Program: One and a half year Eligibility for Admission: Bangladeshi or foreign nationals, who have at least a Bachelors Degree from any recognized university in different disciplines. No candidate with a third division/class or GPA/CGPA less than 3.00 at any stage of academic degree will be eligible to apply Tentative Class Schedule: Friday and Saturday (Usually). Collection and Submission of Application Form: December 15, 2019 (Sunday to
Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation – Master’s Program
Lund University The trend of increasing disasters and related losses is a truly global challenge. The changing global risk landscape due to processes such as climate change, urbanization, and the increasing complexity of modern society poses major challenges for sustainable development and must be addressed with an interdisciplinary approach. A growing number of governments and international organizations acknowledge the necessity of increasing their efforts in disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in order to successfully adjust to changing environments and develop safe and sustainable societies. The Master’s program in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation has support from important
Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management MSc, University of Portsmouth
University of Portsmouth If you can deal with day-to-day problems and remain calm in the face of a crisis, you might have what it takes to work in the field of risk and crisis management. Risk management is a crucial part of running a business, and our MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management degree course will take your aptitude and mould it into expertise – so you’ll be ready to steer organisations through critical situations as a risk manager, ensuring both their success and yours. On this course, you’ll learn how to identify, assess and manage strategic, organisational, environmental and
CRISIS AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT MSc, University of Portsmouth
University of Portsmouth Are you calm under pressure, capable of lead others in the face of a crisis, and ready for an interesting, rewarding career where you can make a difference? If that sounds like you, our MSc Crisis and Disaster Management degree course could be just what you’re looking for. On this course, you’ll learn about topics such as hazards, vulnerability and the risk of disaster, crisis management, and humanitarian responses, all underpinned by the practical aspects of an emergency situation, including planning and logistics. You’ll graduate with the skills you need for a successful career in the emergency
Master of Disaster Management, The University of Auckland
The University of Auckland Focusing on the major issues of disaster resilience and risk reduction, the MDisMgt equips you with the applicable skills to confidently solve complex problems in high-pressure environments. We implement a holistic approach to disaster management and provide the knowledge needed to plan frameworks, create policies, and device solutions. A compulsory component of this program is a research project, where you will demonstrate the critical thinking and analytical skills needed to independently approach a real-world issue in a disaster setting. This program draws on expertise from across the University. Beyond the Faculty of Engineering’s world-class academic roster,
Master in Disaster Management, BRAC University
BRAC University: It is well known that Bangladesh is a highly disaster-prone country and particularly in the context of widespread poverty, disasters often assume great proportions; both risk and vulnerability to various disasters are extensive. Some disasters, such as floods and drought, are annual and cause national loss at a regular frequency. Others, such as cyclones and earthquakes, are waiting in the offing, and it is not hard to imagine the destruction that could occur in a severe earthquake in the rapidly growing and densely populated urban areas. There is thus an important need for disaster management in this context
Disaster Management and Resilience MSc
Disaster Management and Resilience MSc can develop your existing skills to help you manage risk and respond to disasters, food insecurity and conflict. If you are interested in careers focused on disaster intervention or are a current practitioner seeking to update your knowledge in disaster management, humanitarian assistance, capacity building and disaster risk reduction, this specialist Master’s course encompasses up-to-date thinking in disaster theory, management policy, strategy and practice. Disaster management has been taught at Coventry for over 20 years and this postgraduate course covers the advanced research skills, knowledge and management expertise to deal effectively with future disasters, encouraging
Geographical Information Management and Applications (GIMA)
Utrecht University The GIMA Master’s programme is a joint venture of four Dutch Universities. Utrecht University, as well as the Delft University of Technology, University of Twente and Wageningen University, each bring their expertise to the table for GIMA. In this sense, the programme is already incredibly different from most other GIS Master’s programmes. Specifically, in the Netherlands, there are a few other Master’s programmes focussing on geo-information. For instance, the four GIMA partner universities also offer specialized Master’s education: Geomatics at TU Delft Geo-Information Science at Wageningen University Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation at the University of Twente (Faculty ITC) Several Geosciences Master’s
Disaster Management and Emergency Planning, Coventry University
Coventry University Emergencies and disasters throughout the world – acts of terrorism, violence, public disorder, natural disasters and industrial accidents – are on the rise. So too is the demand for the professionals who can best manage or mitigate their impact, reflected by our 100% graduate employability. Time matters in a crisis. Thorough planning, multi-agency coordination and clear communication can save lives, limit disruption and reduce the long-term economic effects of disasters. This course blends academic study with experiential learning – best practice, real-life case studies, fieldtrips and crises simulations – to equip you with the skills and knowledge to
Master of Disaster Management, University of Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen Experience from recent major disasters, changes in the humanitarian field, the changing nature of conflict, and climate change impact all have made it clear that a holistic approach to disasters and crisis management is needed to substantially reduce losses and deal with new challenges the current system seems ill equipped to respond to. Emergency and response operations to deal with the consequences of disasters are important and the humanitarian field continues to strive towards a more effective response mechanisms. However, the capacity to assess, mitigate against and reduce risks beforehand and to sustainably recover after is as