MSc International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response / Careers

Year of entry: 2022

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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.

Associated organisations

Alongside the expertise of specific course unit conveners, the programme draws from a wide range of disciplines, including academics from the Environment, Education and Development, Nursing and practitioners and academics from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, International Alert, Mines Action Group, Save the Children International and Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).