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

Ext: 51101

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

PG-Dip Programme

Post-graduate Diploma in Risk, Disaster and Resilience

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).

This programme contains the same  taught courses as the MSc, but no independent research project. Please apply via the MSc graduate prospectus page.

PG-Dip students undertake modules to the value of 120 credits: five compulsory core taught modules (15 credits each) and three optional taught modules (15 credits each). There is no additional independent research project.


Five Compulsory Core Taught Modules:

Three optional taught modules can be chosen from within the following subjects:

  • Urban Planning for Disasters and Climate Change
  • Social Vulnerability and Resilience to Disasters
  • Decision Making and Statistics of risk
  • Post Disaster Recovery
  • Seismic Risk