BSc Global Humanitarian Studies aims to educate and train future generations of humanitarian leaders in the theory and practice of humanitarian action. The programme, unique in the UK, will equip you with the knowledge that cuts across disciplines, critical, analytical and research skills and core competencies, grounded in practice in the field, to anticipate evolving and emerging humanitarian threats and manage widening vulnerability and crises response. You will study a broad range of subject areas, including: • Inequality, social justice and ethics • Conflict and migration • Aid economics • Climate change impacts • Natural hazards • Health emergencies • Framing public policy • Social anthropology • Humanitarian crises response • Strategic planning and logistics • Data analysis and interpretation • Managing organizations and projects The Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) leads the BSc Global Humanitarian Studies programme and leads the UCL Humanitarian Institute, with key partners who include the Institute for Global Health, Institute of Education, School of Management and Departments of Anthropology and Statistical Science. This provides an exciting environment for you to engage both across UCL and through our extensive external links. As a student, you will be encouraged to join our active seminar series on international development, specialised masterclasses (for instance on schools and health), high-profile public meetings and the networking events we host. For instance, previous speakers have included high-level policymakers, UN managers who tackled Ebola and front-line workers in conflict zones.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5. For UK-based students, a grade C or 5 or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) is required. UCL provides opportunities to meet the foreign language requirement following enrolment, further details at: www.ucl.ac.uk/ug-reqs
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