MSc Disaster Management (Resilience, Response and Relief) / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
- Degree awarded
- 2.5 Years
- Entry requirements
We require a minimum of a Lower Second undergraduate degree classification or equivalent. You must also meet our English language requirements.
Entry will be managed by our partners at Hong Kong Polytechnic, working in tandem with HCRI staff.
- How to apply
- You can apply for the course via the Hong Kong Polytechnic University website .
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- Develop the skills and knowledge required to respond quickly to disasters and prevent them from occurring.
- Study when it suits you thanks to the online nature of the course.
- Gain practical skills through optional field trips.
- Benefit from the expertise of the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at Manchester and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
MSc (part-time distance learning)
UK/EU students (per annum): fees collected by Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU).
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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