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2014-02-31-stroeve

Seasonal Arctic summer ice extent still hard to forecast.

A new study lead by Prof Julienne Stroeve says year-to-year forecasts of the Arctic’s summer ice extent are not yet reliable.
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Risk, Disaster and Resilience, MSc Modules

Compulsory modules

These are modules that students enrolled on this programme route must select.

Module Code Credits
Module Title
GEOLGR01 15
Integrating Science into Risk and Disaster Reduction
GEOLGR02  15 Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards and Vulnerability
GEOLGR03 15
Emergency and Crisis Planning
GEOLGR04 15
Emergency and Crisis Management
GEOLGR97 60
Risk, Disaster, and Resilience Independent MSc Project

Optional modules

60 credits to be chosen from the following list of modules according to the specific requirements of the student and the availability of places on the module. Note that the following list is incomplete, but it is indicative of the availability of relevant modules. CIVLGO23 and CIVL073 are strongly recommended. A student can take a maximum of one from EDUCGE01, GEOLGG01, and GEOLGG02.

Module Code Credits

Module Title

BENVGBU7 15 Post Disaster Recovery
BENVGBU6 15 Disaster Risk Reduction in Cities
BENVGES5 15 Adapting Cities to Climate Change
CIVLG073 15 Resilience
CEGEG023
15
Disaster Risk Reduction
GEGEG022 15
Seismic Risk Assessment
GEOLGG09 15
Earthquake Seismology and Earthquake Hazards
GEOLGH02 20
Meteorological Hazards
GEOLGH01 20
Geological and Geotechnical Hazards
GEOLGH07 20
Earthquake Seismology and Earthquake Hazards

PUBLGC49

15 Risk and Contingency Planning (Security and Crime Science)
EDUCGE01 15
Investigating Research
GEOLGG01 15
Research Methods
GEOLGG02 15
Research Proposal

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