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Master of Disaster Risk and Resilience

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Mixed Field Programmes not elsewhere classified

Duration

1.5

1.5 Years

Total student fees

$12,362

over 1.5 Years - details

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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

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

An approved Bachelor's degree.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1.5 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,241 $12,362
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$13,665 $20,498
Total $21,907 $32,860

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

N/A


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

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Provided by:

New Horizons for Women Trust

Website:

http://www.newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz/

Value:

$1,000

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New Horizons for Women Career Change Awards

Provided by:

New Horizons for Women Trust

Website:

http://www.newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz/

Value:

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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
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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