Contact IRDR


Phone: 02031081101

Ext: 51101

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

Other UCL Programmes

Other Courses

Other UCL courses in fields related to Risk and Disaster Reduction outside of the IRDR are listed below:

Built Environment: Sustainable Heritage, MSc

Duration: Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2 years (flexible 3-5 years)

Admitting Department: The Bartlett, Faculty of the Built Environment

Designed for a new generation of heritage leaders, this programme provides the interdisciplinary skills needed to deliver the heritage programmes and projects of the future. The programme combines aspects of cultural heritage - historic buildings, collections, sites and landscapes - with the best preventive conservation policies, projects, methodologies and practices.

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Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management, MSc

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

Admitting Department: Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

The Earthquake Engineering with Disaster Management MSc combines specialist earthquake engineering knowledge with an understanding of the social, economic and political impact of earthquake events in order to produce engineers that can provide holistic design solutions and be able to work in both engineering and disaster management roles.

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Geophysical Hazards, MSc

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

Admitting Department: Earth Sciences

This MSc provides an introduction to geohazards, research methods and field techniques, together with advanced courses in seismology, volcanology, hydrogeological hazards and meteorology. A key goal is to provide an essential grounding in quantitative modelling that can be widely applied to several fields, from pure research to the commercial sector.

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Natural Hazards for Insurers, PG-Cert

Duration: Part-time in two 8-week blocks

Admitting Department: Earth Sciences

Climate change, increasing urbanisation and mounting exposure to natural hazards are imposing growing pressure on insurers and reinsurers to seek ways of limiting exposure. This programme offers students a better understanding of natural hazards and the means by which their impacts on the market can be mitigated or avoided.

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