Disasters, Adaptation & Development

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MA/MSc

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Part Time, Full Time

| Admissions status: Open
The Disasters, Adaptation & Development programme takes a social development perspective and includes human vulnerability and response to natural and technological hazards and to climate change. Access to a broad range of modules. Leads to careers in research and policy development on disaster risk management and development programming for adaptation.

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KEY BENEFITS
  • Unrivalled location allows access to an international hub for research and practitioners in international development and disaster risk reduction.
  • Professional internship provides career development.
  • Regular seminars and high-quality student body enable learning beyond formal contact time.
  • Opportunities for placement with international organizations for conduct of overseas MA dissertation research. 
KEY FACTS
Programme leader/s
Professor Mark Pelling (mark.pelling@kcl.ac.uk)
Awarding institution
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
Duration
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Location
Strand Campus
Student destinations
Research and policy development on disaster risk management and development programming for adaptation. Destination organisations include government agencies, international and national nongovernmental organisations and academic research institutes.
Year of entry 2015
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