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6 MScs in Disaster Prevention 2021

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. Students who study disaster prevention might expect to receive practical training in areas such as recovery and readi… Read More

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Students who study disaster prevention might expect to receive practical training in areas such as recovery and readiness. Their skills can then be honed in courses that teach relevant topics, including global health, climate change and epidemiology.

MSc Degree in Disaster Prevention

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Lund, Sweden

Increasing disasters and related losses are a truly global challenge. Governments and international organisations acknowledge the necessity to increase efforts in risk managem ... +

Increasing disasters and related losses are a truly global challenge. Governments and international organisations acknowledge the necessity to increase efforts in risk management and climate change adaptation to adjust to changing environments and develop safe and sustainable societies. The programme offers a mix of practical and theoretical learning with a strong focus on group work, the interaction between students and teaching staff, as well as important actors within this field of study. It contributes to meeting the need for qualified professionals who have a broad understanding of the field and ability to apply skills and generic tools in risk assessment, capacity assessment, preparedness and contingency planning, and risk-based land use planning. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Lincoln, United Kingdom

The MSc Crisis and Disaster Management bring together the areas of crisis management, risk management and disaster management with the aim of providing students with the oppor ... +

The MSc Crisis and Disaster Management bring together the areas of crisis management, risk management and disaster management with the aim of providing students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of current approaches to crisis and disaster and the impact that such events may have on businesses, communities and nations. In particular, the programme addresses the issues of interruption to business and the need for preparedness, response and recovery strategies to minimise both economic and human losses arising from crises and disasters of both natural and human origins. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Pavia, Italy

The University of Pavia and the School of Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia present a new international Master of Science programme in Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from ... +

The University of Pavia and the School of Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia present a new international Master of Science programme in Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from Natural Hazards. The programme is structured in two curricula: Reduction of Seismic Risk (ROSE); Hydrogeological Risk Assessment and Mitigation (HYRIS). The Master in Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from Natural Hazards is jointly offered by the University of Pavia and the School of Advanced Studies of Pavia (IUSS). -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
Campus
 

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Leicester, United Kingdom

The MSc in Risk, Crisis & Disaster Management uses risk theory in an interdisciplinary analysis of the cause, effect & extent of a crisis or disaster. Beneficial to re ... +

The MSc in Risk, Crisis & Disaster Management uses risk theory in an interdisciplinary analysis of the cause, effect & extent of a crisis or disaster. Beneficial to real-life applications, this course teaches cognitive analysis and problem solving using surrounding resources. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Online
 
Palaiseau, France

The Master of Science DAMAGE serves as an interface between two applications: disaster management and environmental impact assessment. This multidisciplinary approach will all ... +

The Master of Science DAMAGE serves as an interface between two applications: disaster management and environmental impact assessment. This multidisciplinary approach will allow students to strengthen their knowledge base by integrating an international dimension on large-scale crises. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
South Los Angeles, USA

The online Master of Science in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence builds leadership and management skills within the context of relevant political, social, and enviro ... +

The online Master of Science in Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence builds leadership and management skills within the context of relevant political, social, and environmental forces. It also empowers students with a passion for risk mitigation, disaster planning, and threat response who want to thrive in highly dynamic, often chaotic environments in the field. -
MSc
English
Sep 2021
Online
 

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