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School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

MSc Disaster Management (Resilience, Response and Relief) at The University of Manchester
MSc Disaster Management (Resilience, Response and Relief)
Learn how to prevent and prepare for disasters through this online master's course.

MSc Disaster Management (Resilience, Response and Relief) / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
2.5 Years
Entry requirements

We require a minimum of a Lower Second undergraduate degree classification or equivalent. You must also meet our English language requirements.

Entry will be managed by our partners at Hong Kong Polytechnic, working in tandem with HCRI staff.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
You can apply for the course via the Hong Kong Polytechnic University website .

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • Develop the skills and knowledge required to respond quickly to disasters and prevent them from occurring.
  • Study when it suits you thanks to the online nature of the course.
  • Gain practical skills through optional field trips.
  • Benefit from the expertise of the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at Manchester and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Open days

This programme will be advertised at all PGT open days held at the HKPU and university.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): fees collected by Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU).
These fees structure has been agreed with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, who will be responsible for the administration of the programme.


There are no scholarships on offer. However, details of bursaries or sponsorship will be announced via our website on an annual basis once they become available.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Billy Haworth
+44 (0)161 275 6114
Academic department overview

See: About us