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Hazards & Disaster Management Masters (MSc): Course features

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Fieldwork is an essential part of the Hazard and Disaster Management MSc. As well as contextualising the academic aspects of the course, fieldwork is used to:

  • improve your understanding of the techniques used to gather field data; and
  • provides an opportunity to conduct 'read-world' hazard management exercises.

Fieldwork is an essential part of the Hazard and Disaster Management MSc. As well as contextualising the academic aspects of the course, fieldwork is used to:

Fieldwork is an essential part of the Hazard and Disaster Management MSc. You will undertake a supervised week-long visit to a European field destination affected by multi-hazards. Currently we visit the island of Tenerife in March or April. As well as being volcanic this faces a number of other threats and poses particular challenges for disaster management being a small island with a large tourist population. You will conduct assessments of the hazards, consider their likely impacts and develop appropriate response strategies. Where possible we also visit local experts.

Fieldwork is an important part of learning key skills associated with hazards, and as such some field work is compulsory. The University typically requires students to contribute financially to the cost of fieldwork.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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