Risk, Disaster and Environmental Management MSc

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  • Entry requirements
    -People with environmental responsibilities. -Anyone working in a dangerous industry or volatile political situation. -Staff and volunteers in non-governmental organisations. -Government workers with civil emergency planning responsibilities.
  • Academic title
    Risk, Disaster and Environmental Management MSc
  • Course description

    This course looks at all risks in the business environment together with a strong analysis of the consequences when things go wrong.
    Businesses and organisations increasingly need to anticipate the likelihood and consequences of unexpected events and the necessary short and long term responses.

    This course is structured around the three core themes of risk, disaster and environmental management:

    -Risk - you will study a wide range of risks in business, organisational and geographical environments. You will learn to identify, assess and manage these risks.
    -Disaster - the disaster management element of the course will develop your ability to analyse the consequences when things go wrong, and will provide the practical skills for disaster prevention, preparedness, mitigation and management.
    -Environment - the course will help you understand how we interact with the natural environment. Many environmental disasters are induced by human activity with potentially long term effects.

    The course also covers the growing body of health, safety and environmental legislation.

    Course Structure


    -Risk Assessment and Identification
    -Applied Risk Management
    -Disaster and Emergency Management
    -The Anatomy of Disaster
    -Principles of Environmental Management
    -Corporate Environmental Management
    -Corporate Governance and Business Ethics
    -Research Methods

    To obtain the full master?s qualification you must also complete a dissertation. This will give you the
    opportunity to undertake a major piece of individual work that builds upon your knowledge, skills
    and interests.

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