IRDR News

Hand-tubewell at a school in coastal Bangladesh

Focus on the Positive

Published: Feb 24, 2014 3:30:38 PM

Poster presentations and reception at the Workshop on Disaster Research

UK - Japan Symposium and Workshop on Disasters

Published: Jan 8, 2014 2:45:50 PM

After Fukushima: risk and resilience to disasters in Japan

Published: Dec 16, 2013 11:07:36 AM



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Email: irdr-enquiries@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02031081101

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Office location: Rm 38, 2nd floor, South Wing, UCL Main Quadrangle

MRes Programme

MRes in Risk and Disaster Reduction

Director: Professor David Alexander

Duration: full-time 1 year; part time 2 years

Fees: UK/EU 2013/2014 £8,250 (FT), Overseas 2013/2014 £21,000 (FT).

MRes students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits: three optional taught core modules (15 credits each), two taught skills modules (15 credits each), and a substantial independent research project (105 credits). The programme may be completed as a stand-alone MRes or it may be used as training towards subsequent completion of a PhD.

Three Core modules will be chosen from the following 4 options:

Two compulsory taught skills modules will be taken:

The dissertation project and the research appraisal and proposal module comprise 2/3 of this course, so is a substantial project. Supervisors and resources are available for projects in a wide range of risk and disaster reduction topics. This project culminates in an independent report and presentation.