Humanitarian Engineering (with Management) at University of Warwick - UCAS

University of Warwick

Degree level: Postgraduate

Humanitarian Engineering (with Management) (Taught)

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Course summary

The increasing number of global humanitarian challenges urges us to rethink the role we play. In the Humanitarian Engineering (with Management) MSc course, you will explore project management, communication and leadership skills. Course overview Humanitarian Engineering is the use of science and engineering to invent, create, design, develop, or improve technologies that promote the wellbeing of communities facing grand humanitarian challenges. This degree explores the same broad themes as our main Humanitarian Engineering degree, but with a specific focus on Management through tailored core and optional modules.


Core modules

  • Humanitarian Engineering: Ethics, Theory and Practices
  • An Introduction to Global Health
  • Water and Environmental Management
  • One Humanity; Shared Responsibility
  • Urban Resilience, Disasters and Data
  • Renewable Energy
Specialist core modules
  • Sustainable Operations and Humanitarian Supply Chains
  • Mindful Project Management
  • Project
Optional modules (One chosen from the list below)
  • Humanitarian Law
  • Design Thinking for Social Impact
  • Challenges to Global Food Security
  • Public Engagement
Read more about the core and optional modules offered on the Humanitarian Engineering website.

Assessment method

The core modules are assessed in a variety of ways including essay, poster, presentation, artefact, student-devised assessment.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have as a minimum a Bachelor’s degree (in Engineering, Science, Social Science, Business, Medical Science) with a minimum classification of Second Class Honours, Upper Division (2:i) or its international equivalent. We will consider graduates of all disciplines. In certain instances we will also consider applicants with a degree result of 2:ii (or equivalent). This may be the case if an applicant has relevant professional experience (please see below) in a subject relevant to the content of the course such as (but not restricted to) Engineering, Politics, International Relations or Political Science, International/Sustainable Development Studies, Sociology, Business, Geography. Professional experience considered in the above context can be in the following areas, although this list is not exhaustive: Humanitarian Sector, International/Sustainable Development, Social Enterprise, Professional Services or Administration/Public Sector.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)IELTS Band of 6.5 or more overall, with a minimum writing score of 6.5 and no other subsection below 6.0.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Humanitarian Engineering (with Management) at University of Warwick - UCAS