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Thinking of studying earth sciences?
Risk and Disaster Reduction Postgraduate Certificate
What will I learn?
Students develop the ability to assess risk and disaster potential and appreciate and propose risk and disaster management and mitigation strategies. They gain the knowledge and skills required to make more effective decisions based on the creative and critical analysis of a broad spectrum of information.
PGCert students undertake modules to the value of 60 credits: four core taught modules or courses (15 credits each). The programme may be completed as a stand-alone PGCert, or it may be used as training towards subsequent completion of a PGDip or Masters.
Duration: Part-time 1 year; Prospectus
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.