MSc International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response / Overview

Year of entry: 2021

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Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
Up to 36 months part-time
Entry requirements
A Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent in a relevant degree in any discipline from a recognised university or its equivalent.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online  

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N N N Y

Course overview

  • Develop the skills and knowledge required to respond quickly to disasters and prevent them from occurring.
  • Study via distance learning without leaving home or interrupting your career.
  • Benefit from the expertise of the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, including a decade of online teaching.
  • Take advantage of PGCert, PGDip and MSc study pathways.
  • Choose to start studying in January or September.
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International Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response MDc

Open days

Webinar

Register your place at our next MSc International Disaster Management & Humanitarian Response webinar in May where you can find out more about the programme and distance learning.

You can also stream recorded sessions from The University of Manchester's virtual postgraduate open day to find out more about the university.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2021, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £10,000 (£3,333 p.a. for 3 years)
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £20,000 (£6,666 p.a. for 3 years)

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Additional expenses

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  (PDF document, 91KB).

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).

Scholarships/sponsorships

Each year the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures offer a number of   School awards   and   Subject-specific bursaries   (the values of which are usually set at Home/EU fees level), open to both Home/EU and international students. The deadline for these is early February each year. Details of all funding opportunities, including deadlines, eligibility and how to apply, can be found on the   School's funding page   where you can also find details of the Government Postgraduate Loan Scheme.

See also   the University's postgraduate funding database   to see if you are eligible for any other funding opportunities.

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
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