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PGDip Global Crisis, Conflict, and Disaster Management

University of Reading

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This new and innovative multidisciplinary PGDip Global Crisis, Conflict and Disaster Management programme examines the role of global (national, regional and international) law, policy, and practice across the spectrum of possible conflicts, ‘man-made’ and ‘natural’ disasters.

This globally unique programme in disaster law is accessible to law and non-law graduates, especially professionals engaged in conflict, humanitarian aid and disaster response management.

You will examine law, policy and practice, with multidisciplinary perspectives. and develop key professional and personal skills. Benefit from embedded mentoring, employability and practical training delivered by practitioners.

We were ranked 10th for research intensity in a recent national assessment, with 100% of our research rated as world leading or internationally excellent, which feeds directly into your learning.

A series of non-assessed, employability-orientated practical training events, held inside and outside the classroom, will take place throughout the programme. Such training opportunities are aimed at consolidating and applying substantive knowledge learnt as well as developing transferable professional and personal skills. This will include the opportunity for you to undertake a fantastic and unique practical ‘fragile/hostile environment training’ package delivered by external professional trainers.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    36th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 122

    33rd out of 104 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    124 58%

    56th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    8th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    61st

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    126 56%

    42nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    45th

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    33rd

    14

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