Course details

Master of Disaster Risk and Resilience
Domestic tuition $12,158 per year
International tuition $45,900
NZQF Level 9

About the course

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

Entry requirements

An approved Bachelor's degree.

About the provider

At the University of Canterbury you will get to enjoy the very best a university has to offer ' a world class learning environment, a vibrant campus and a great student lifestyle that's packed with opportunities.

You will gain hands-on experience in courses led by academics who are actively engaged in research and who are experts in their fields. The culture promotes active learning, where the vibrant community allows you to be who you are and do what you love.

UC's picturesque campus with modern teaching and research facilities is set in the heart of a city that has become a magnet for growth and innovation. Further afield lies a region packed with outdoor adventure, from the mountains to the sea.


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