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MSc Crisis and Disaster Management

University of Lincoln

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Lincoln (Main Site)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course brings 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. There is an increasing global demand for businesses, communities and nations to increase their resilience to potential crises and disasters, particularly through using the principles of crisis and disaster management, disaster preparedness, response and recovery planning. Students can learn to differentiate between the various phases of crisis and disaster management and be encouraged to critically reflect and appraise alternative approaches to managing crises and disasters. The programme will also look to develop knowledge and skills in risks appraisal, operations management, and crisis communication. Students can learn how to identify and address conflict and vulnerability within organisations and disaster zones and how to address these effectively.

Features: The Lincoln International Business School has an experienced team of staff, which is made up of academically and professionally qualified lecturers with relevant industrial experience and finance experts with wide research interests. The School hosts a series of visiting speakers each year. As part of the School, you will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts. Previous speakers have included representatives from organisations such as Deloitte, Santander, HSBC, Innocent, The Institute of Internal Auditors and Sir David Tweedie (ex-Chairman of the IASB). You will also have the chance to build your skills and knowledge further with extra-curricular activities such as joining a society, volunteering or becoming a Student Ambassador. Career and Personal Development: The programme aims to prepares students for careers in humanitarian organisations, emergency planning, risk management and insurance. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,900per year

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University information

University of Lincoln

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7TS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 123 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    114 52%

    81st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    62nd

    10

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