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Phone: 02031081101

Ext: 51101

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 2016/2017 £9,020 (FT), £4,510 (PT); Overseas 2016/2017 £23,020 (FT), £11,460 (PT).

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.