Disaster Management – Theory and Application

  • Code:

    HCRI60141
  • Credits:

    15
  • Option:

    Optional
  • Delivery:

    Face-to-face

Campus:

Manchester

Module Overview:

This unit will enable students to understand current multi-disciplinary theory concerning disaster management for both natural and man-made events. This will include analysis of various theoretical frameworks used to understand disaster phenomena. A wide range of case studies and cross-disaster analyses will be used to discuss management of these events. Practical risk-based management tools common in disaster planning will then be taught along with their application to risk assessments and policy analysis.

Module Start Date:

16/09/2019

Module End Date:

16/12/2019

Course Length (weeks):

10

Duration of face to face teaching:

10 weeks part-time

Fully online learning option:

No

Assesment:

Assignment

Module Details:

https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/09910/msc-international-disaster-management/course-details/HCRI60141#course-unit-details