Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation (MSc) at Lund University

Lund University
Sweden
Masters (MSc)

2 years
Full time
 On-campus

Course description:

The Master’s programme in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation has support from important national and international institutions, e.g. UN agencies, the Red Cross/Red Crescent movement, NGOs, and national authorities. The programme contributes to meeting the need for qualified professionals who can contribute to resilient and sustainable societies through the use of interdisciplinary concepts, methods and tools within disaster risk management and climate change adaptation such as risk assessment, capacity assessment, preparedness and contingency planning, and risk-based land use planning; work with capacity development and project management for disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in local, national and international organisations or agencies; utilise and contribute to research in this field.

The programme offers a mix of practical and theoretical learning with a strong focus on group work and interaction between students and teaching staff, as well as with important factors within this field of study. Examples of the latter are involvement of experts from national and international organisations in some of the courses and the possibility of taking an elective internship-based course.

School Department:

Lund University

Entry Requirements:

• A Bachelor’s degree with relevance to the applied education.

• English 6 – this is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90.

All students must prove they meet English language requirements by the deadline, in order to be considered for admission.

Website:

Official Programme Website: https://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/lubas/i-uoh-lu-TAKAK

Scholarships available:

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