Risk, Crisis & Disaster Management | MSc Degree Online

Master of Science in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management


Quarterly Fee : £1,970**
Full Course Fee : £11,825
(+VAT, if applicable)
Fees are paid directly to the University of Leicester.

Duration : 24 months

Mode of study : Distance Learning

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Application Deadline

31 Jan 2019

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About the Programme

  • MSc Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management course provides a thorough grounding in risk management theory and its application to real world problems.

  • The opportunity to engage in a wide-ranging interdisciplinary analysis of the extent, effects and explanations of crisis and disaster, and the use of risk theory.

  • As well as ensuring up-to-date with the latest developments in risk management, the course will provide the skills and confidence to plan and execute research and engage in debate.

  • This course is geared to be beneficial to the real life application of skills and critical thinking.

  • Levels of cognitive level of analysis are undertaken in extensive detail.

  • This course teaches the importance of problem solving in reference to surrounding resources.


  • The course is aimed to develop skills in evaluating information critically, communicating ideas clearly, undertaking advanced conceptual analysis, understanding and applying theories and models, using information sources effectively, reporting and interpreting research critically, and developing new approaches to problem-solving.

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Entry Requirements

  • 2:2 degree (or equivalent) or four or more years of work experience in a related field plus completion of a practice assignment.

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, if the first language is not English.

  • As an alternative to the above English language requirements: The University of Leicester English Language Test which takes only 90 minutes and is available on demand.

Career Path

  • Your career opportunities will be enhanced. You will also develop valuable links with risk management experts and professional associations.


  • A research programme, such as a PhD could be undertaken, as some aspects of the subject are poorly researched.

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Please Note: due to regular enhancements of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website (www.le.ac.uk) and/or Terms and Conditions (http://www2.le.ac.uk/legal) for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.

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