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panel discussion

Panel Discussion: Risk Finance for the Developing World 

Published: Mar 20, 2017 12:12:39 PM

Tasnuva Award

Best Student Presentation Award at International Workshop

Published: Mar 3, 2017 8:59:00 PM

UCL IRDR Projects Win Funding

Published: Mar 1, 2017 10:11:33 AM



Contact IRDR

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: Dr Joanna Faure Walker

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

Fees: UK/EU 2016/2017 £9,020 (FT), £4,510 (PT); Overseas 2016/2017 £25,140 (FT), £12,310 (PT).

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
  • Research Appraisal and Proposal