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Risk, Disaster and Resilience, MSc


What will I learn?

MSc students undertake the equivalent of a full year of study. As part of the programme, students do an independent research project. The MSc is suitable for students who want to have a wide range of taught courses and do an independent
research project; the taught components are the focus of the programme, with the independent project constituting about one third of the student’s time. For MRes students, the dissertation is the focus of the programme, with taught modules aimed to support their learning and development.

Duration: Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2 years; 

Why should I study this degree at UCL?

The UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction leads multi-disciplinary research, knowledge exchange and advanced teaching across UCL. The Institute is based in the Department of Earth Sciences and hosts the Aon Benfield UCL Hazard Centre, Europe's hub for geohazard research and knowledge exchange.

UCL is uniquely well-placed to lead research and teaching in risk and disaster reduction, with at least 70 academics across 12 departments and seven faculties involved in world-class research. Teaching and project supervision will be provided by active researchers, practitioners and policy-makers, all of whom are leaders in their respective fields.

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