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Master of Disaster Risk and Resilience

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Mixed Field Programmes not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

An approved Bachelor's degree.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates from the programme will be knowledgeable and skilled in analysing the geophysical and socio-political causes of both slow onset and sudden disasters, and in developing effective and acceptable strategies for reducing the impacts of future disasters. They will have the appropriate values, skills and knowledge to be employed professionally in any organisation involved in disaster reduction; the most important skills acquired will be the ability to learn independently, and to communicate effectively. Graduates of this programme will be prepared for entry-level professional positions in the Disaster Risk and Resilience field

Scholarship information

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AUT International Excellence Scholarship - South Asia


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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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