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University of Reading

Global Crisis, Conflict and Disaster Management

* Globally unique programme in disaster law

* Available to law and non-law graduates

* Aimed especially at professionals engaged in conflict, humanitarian aid and disaster response management

* Examines law, policy and practice, with multidisciplinary perspectives

* Develops key professional and personal skills, with embedded employability and practical training delivered by practitioners

**Law at Reading**

The University of Reading School of Law is a leading UK law school with a world-class reputation and global outlook.

We were ranked 10th for research intensity in the most recent national assessment, with 100% of our research judged to be of international standing.[1]

We offer a dynamic and international learning environment. Our teaching is supported by first-class research conducted by renowned experts across the main fields of national, European and international law.

Our Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation is a forum for conducting research and disseminating knowledge on international commercial law. You will also benefit from our strong links with the Graduate Institute of Political and International Studies, Henley Business School, and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre.

Students on the Global Law LLM programmes benefit from links with the Walker Institute, the School of Politics, Economics and International Relations, the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, and with Global Law at Reading (GLAR). Based at the School of Law, GLAR is a research hub that offers networking, conference and work experience opportunities.

Alongside your core subjects, there will be career development and co-curricular opportunities and a series of guest lectures by practitioners.

We offer double master's programmes with a wide range of leading partner universities worldwide, including Peking University and Renmin University in China, ALBA in Greece, MGIMO in Russia, Hanyang University in South Korea, and CYCU and National Taipei University in Taiwan.

[1] Research Excellence Framework, 2014.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit. The School of Law can also offer opportunities to those who only wish to take an individual module or modules for special interest or for professional development. Please contact the School directly for further details.

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Sample modules may include:

* Global architecture of crisis, conflict and disaster management

* Human Rights law, policy and practice

* Disaster management

* Hazard, risk, vulnerability and resilience

* Research project or professional placement

* International refugee law

* International law and the regulation of armed conflict

* Climate change disasters

* Technologies and weaponry

Check our website for more details of the course structure.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 16,050 (Whole course) International 36 36 Months
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 7,760 (Whole course) Home/EU 36 36 Months
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 16,050 (Whole course) International 12 12 Months
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 7,760 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 12 Months

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