Warwick's Humanitarian Engineering MSc spans a broad range of disciplines and is ideal for those looking to explore all the professional and disciplinary facets of humanitarian challenges. Available as a MSc, PG Cert, PGDip and PGA, this course lets you fit your learning around your commitments. 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. Humanitarian Engineering spans a broad range of disciplines and is ideal for students who are looking to explore all the professional and disciplinary facets of humanitarian challenges. The Postgraduate Award, Certificate and Diploma are specially designed to support professional development for those already working in the field or interested in humanitarian engineering. Making time for work, family, and friends is important, so take advantage of our flexibility. Each module runs over 5 days (in weekly or biweekly blocks), meaning study can fit in around other commitments and is tailored to your personal interests or development requirements. Postgraduate Award (30 credits) Select any combination of core (excluding Project) and optional modules for 30 credits (2 modules). Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) (60 credits) Take any combination of core modules (excluding Project) for 60 credits (4 modules) or any combination including a maximum of 30 credits of optional modules. Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) (120 credits) Complete all core modules (excluding Project) for 90 credits, and any combination of optional modules for 30 credits (2 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 - Project Optional modules (One chosen from List A and one chosen from List B) List A: - Humanitarian Law (optional core) - Sustainable Cities and Infrastructures for Emergencies - Sustainable Operations and Humanitarian Supply Chains - Mindful Project Management - Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Engineering List B: - 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.
The core modules are assessed in a variety of ways including essay, poster, presentation, artefact, student-devised assessment, video, report, blog.
**Minimum requirements** 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent), ideally in Engineering, Science, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Business or Medical Sciences, although we will consider graduates of all disciplines. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band A - IELTS Band of 6.5 or more overall, with a minimum writing score of 6.5 and no other subsection below 6.0. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.
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