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Global Humanitarian Studies BSc (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: LL80

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BSc Global Humanitarian Studies aims to educate and train future generations of humanitarian leaders in the theory and practice of humanitarian action. Theprogramme, unique in the UK, will equip you with the knowledge that cuts across disciplines, critical, analytical and research skills and core competencies,grounded in practice in the field, to anticipate evolving and emerging humanitarian threats and manage widening vulnerability and crises response.You will study a broad range of subject areas, including:• Inequality, social justice and ethics• Conflict and migration• Aid economics• Climate change impacts• Natural hazards• Health emergencies• Framing public policy• Social anthropology• Humanitarian crises response• Strategic planning and logistics• Data analysis and interpretation• Managing organizations and projectsThe Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) leads the BSc Global Humanitarian Studies programme and leads the UCL Humanitarian Institute, with key partners who include the Institute for Global Health, Institute of Education, School of Management and Departments of Anthropology and Statistical Science. This provides an exciting environment for you to engage both across UCL and through our extensive external links. As a student, you will be encouraged to join our active seminar series on international development, specialised masterclasses (for instance on schools and health), high-profile public meetings and the networking events we host. For instance, previous speakers have included high-level policymakers, UN managers who tackled Ebola and front-line workers in conflict zones.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,600per year

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    159 80%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    22nd

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