MSc Disaster Management (Resilience, Response and Relief) / Careers

Year of entry: 2020

Career opportunities

This course can open up a wide range of career options, such as roles in the civil service within various government ministries, including disaster management offices, foreign offices, and international development offices.

You could also work at international institutions such as:

  • UN Inter-Agency Standing Committee
  • International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction
  • World Bank
  • World Health Organisation
  • IFRC
  • Peacebuilding Commission
  • Department of Peacekeeping Operations
  • Regional bodies such as the European Union, African Union, Organization of American States.

Other career paths could open up within local and international NGOs working on peacebuilding initiatives, or in academia, research institutes and think-tanks.

Accrediting organisations

This course has been developed in conjunction with Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU).