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Building Resilient Communities for Global Disaster Risk Reduction

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Applications are now closed

Are you creative and adaptable? Can you see the bigger picture? Would you benefit from enhancing your technical skills and understanding how the global humanitarian sector operates?This course explores how humanitarian organisations intervene in disasters around the world and builds you into a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, computer scientists and social scientists that can respond to humanitarian crises and/or foster community-led development in a culturally sensitive and sustainable way.

Coventry University is the founder of the UNESCO UNITWIN Network for Humanitarian Engineering and a pioneer in disaster management education and training. You will learn from our experts, visit some of our partners and benefit from the challenging, interactive sessions that we have developed to educate the next generation of humanitarian practitioners.

Course Details 

Tuition Fee

£2,395 (includes: course + course materials + accommodation)

Credits Available

10 UK credits (equivalent to 3 US credits and 5 ECTS credits)

Arrival Date

18th June 2017


18th June 2017 - 9th July 2017




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Please note:  The prices listed relate only to applications made directly to the University and that the fees for applications made via agents or other third parties may be higher.

Entry Requirements 

As the programme is delivered in English, you will require a good level of English speaking, reading and writing skills. You must be aged 18 or above.

Visa Requirements 

Please note we are unable to provide flights or visas. You will be responsible for ensuring that these arrangements are made before the course starts.

Due to changes in visa requirements, visas may take slightly longer than anticipated so ensure that sufficient time is allowed to apply. Visa advice can be obtained through the UK government website.


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