UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences


Global Humanitarian Studies BSc Virtual Open Day

25 April 2023, 11:00 am–6:00 pm

UCL Open Days 2023

Join our Virtual Open Event to learn more about studying our BSc in Global Humanitarian Studies at UCL.

This event is free.

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UCL Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction

In the Global Humanitarian Studies BSc, you will learn about the political, historical and development context, but you will also gain an understanding of the emergence, impacts and response to humanitarian crises. The critical and analytical research skills you will acquire, grounded in practice, will equip you to anticipate evolving humanitarian threats and manage widening vulnerability and crisis response.

As a student in the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR), you will benefit from learning in a truly multidisciplinary environment. Staff and students in the IRDR come from a range of backgrounds and our research crosses traditional boundaries to produce innovative results. As well as your timetabled teaching, we have an active seminar series on international development, specialised masterclasses, high-profile public meetings and networking events with senior policymakers, UN managers and front-line workers.

Our staff are leaders in their field and course content is informed by the cutting-edge research taking place in the department. The IRDR is featured regularly in global press and media outlets, providing commentary a wide range of risk and disaster reduction subjects, including most recently the Coronavirus pandemic, extreme weather and storms, and flooding and flood risk. 

Join our Virtual Open Event to find out more about our wide range of undergraduate degree programmes, how to apply, and what it's like to study at the UCL Instititute for Risk & DIsaster Reduction. You'll have the chance to hear from our academic staff and ask any questions you might have in a live Q&A.