This interdisciplinary programme will allow you to acquire an in-depth understanding of how risks from natural hazards materialise and affect societies globally and to develop conceptual and analytical skills to assess and propose innovative solution. The programme is delivered through a mixture of approaches including lectures, seminars, field classes and experiential learning. Students have the opportunity to undertake a work placement with a wide range of organisations and apply theoretical and practical skills developed throughout the core courses. WHY THIS PROGRAMME
- You will be studying in the South of Scotland where the landscape offers opportunities for multiple field visits to study real case examples of risks linked to natural hazards (in the sea, on the coast, on land)
- There will be a choice between a dissertation or work placement in the last semester
- The opportunity to hear from guest lecturers from government and non-government organisations, from international agencies and from academia
- You will develop subject-specific knowledge of environmental risk management with broad-application from local to global levels.
How to apply
International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'.
Subjects relevant to this programme are Geography (both physical and human); Environmental Sciences; Civil or Ecological Engineering.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.
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