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University of Reading

University of Reading

Global Crisis, Conflict and Disaster Management

This globally unique programme in disaster law is accessible to law and non-law graduates, especially professionals engaged in conflict, humanitarian aid and disaster response management.

You will examine law, policy and practice, with multidisciplinary perspectives. and develop key professional and personal skills. Benefit from embedded mentoring, employability and practical training delivered by practitioners.

We were ranked 10th for research intensity in a recent national assessment, with 100% of our research rated as world leading or internationally excellent, which feeds directly into your learning.
A series of non-assessed, employability-orientated practical training events, held inside and outside the classroom, will take place throughout the programme. Such training opportunities are aimed at consolidating and applying substantive knowledge learnt as well as developing transferable professional and personal skills. This will include the opportunity for you to undertake a fantastic and unique practical 'fragile/hostile environment training' package delivered by external professional trainers.

There is flexibility for you to transfer between degree entry points (e.g. LLM, PGDip, PGCert); also to take individual modules with Certificates of Credit which are transferable to the a degree programme.

**Careers**

The programme is expected to appeal especially to law and non-law graduates who are early to mid-career professionals working in roles dealing with different types of crises, conflicts and/or disasters, particularly governmental, intergovernmental, private/corporate, civil society/non-governmental who wish to broaden and deeper their existing areas of expertise. It will be suitable too for recent graduates, those on career breaks, and career changers.

The future employability of programme graduates is expected to be excellent, with graduates uniquely positioned and clearly distinguishable to prospective employers. Not only will they have knowledge in key principles and topics associated with traditional Public International Law and Human Rights related LLM programmes, but graduates will also acquire unique understanding of cutting edge law and policy (e.g. international disaster/disaster risk reduction law), become more multidisciplinary conversant, and acquire professional, personal and practical transferable skills.

The overarching aim is to equip students with many of the substantive, professional, practical, and personal transferable skills and knowledge necessary to operate effectively in inherently multidisciplinary crisis, conflict and/or disaster environment(s).

**Modules**

- Global architecture of crisis, conflict and disaster management

- Human rights law, policy and practice

- Disaster management

- Hazard, risk, vulnerability and resilience

- Law of armed conflict

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: 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).
MSc: 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

* Global architecture of crisis, conflict and disaster management

* Human rights law, policy and practice

* Disaster management

* Hazard, risk, vulnerability and resilience

* Law of armed conflict

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Mixed mode September 2019 16,445 (Whole course) International 6 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Mixed mode September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Home/EU 6 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 16,445 (Whole course) International 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 16,445 (Whole course) International 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 16,445 (Whole course) International 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 16,445 (Whole course) International 36 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Home/EU 36 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 16,445 (Whole course) International 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Wales 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) EU 24 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Northern Ireland 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) EU 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Scotland 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Northern Ireland 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) England 36 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Wales 36 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Channel Islands 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Scotland 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Channel Islands 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Channel Islands 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Northern Ireland 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Scotland 36 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Mixed mode September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) EU 6 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) England 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Mixed mode September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Wales 6 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Wales 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Channel Islands 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) EU 12 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Scotland 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Mixed mode September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) England 6 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Wales 24 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Mixed mode September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Scotland 6 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) England 24 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) England 24 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Wales 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Channel Islands 36 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) EU 36 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Northern Ireland 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Northern Ireland 36 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) England 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) EU 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Mixed mode September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Channel Islands 6 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Scotland 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Mixed mode September 2019 7,945 (Whole course) Northern Ireland 6 Months

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