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Focusing on a wide range of humanitarian issues, the LEAP programme in Humanitarian Practice offers a thorough investigation of the agents of change in the humanitarian field.
It brings together the disciplines of epidemiology, history, politics, anthropology, development studies, international relations, public health, management and humanitarian medicine, as well as the expertise of academics and leading practitioners.Module list
Designed to fit into even the most demanding of schedules, the programme is delivered via online and short face-to-face teaching periods. With two intakes a year and flexibility to study for a Postgraduate Certificate to a Master’s Degree, you can study at a pace that suits you.
You will benefit from a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research, as well as individual tutoring and supervision from academics from a wide range of disciplines.Study pathways
The aim of the course is to enhance the leadership and management capacities in medical humanitarian operations through employing multidisciplinary, self-reflective and collaborative approaches and epistemologies and to:
The LEAP programme in Humanitarian Practice is delivered jointly by the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) at The University of Manchester and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) in partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).Meet our academics