Masters Program

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
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 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
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
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
York University York’s Master of Disaster & Emergency Management (MDEM) is the only graduate program of its kind in Ontario and one of only two in Canada. The program equips students with the skills and competencies required to prepare for, mitigate, respond to and recover from local, national and international disasters and emergencies. Intended for those with an academic background or work experience in the field, the program builds on the foundational knowledge students bring to their studies while helping them to develop the leadership skills and knowledge needed for mid to senior level emergency managers. Online bridging course exists