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Hazards & Disaster Management Masters (MSc): After you graduate

Where this course will take you

Graduates of the Hazards and Disaster Management MSc will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to seek employment in a range of areas including:

  • emergency planning (eg in government, the police or the fire brigade);
  • hazard analysis for insurance companies;
  • catastrophe analysis for risk consulting companies;
  • humanitarian aid and relief work;
  • volcanology, seismology or landslide engineering;
  • environmental geography/geology;
  • town and rural planning;
  • various government organisations such as the Met Office (eg weather forecaster) or the Environment Agency (eg flood analyst); or
  • research and teaching.

It is also ideal preparation for PhD studies.

Careers and recruitment advice

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing has a specialist employability team. It provides friendly and high-quality careers and recruitment guidance, including advice and sessions on job-seeking skills such as CV preparation, application forms and interview techniques. Specific advice is also available for international students about the UK job market and employers' expectations and requirements.

Students practising interview skills at a 'speed interviewing' eventThe team runs employer events throughout the year, including job fairs, key speakers from industry and interviews on campus. These events give you the opportunity to hear from, and network with, employers in an informal setting. For example, here students are practising their interview skills with employers at a 'speed interviewing' event on campus.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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Avoiding annual typhoon catastrophes

Norman CheungRead an article on typhoon disaster management written by course director, Norman Cheung.

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