University of Canterbury

College of Science

Hazard and Disaster Management


Christchurch, Canterbury 8041

New Zealand

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PGDipSc: Postgraduate Diploma in Science (equivalent to first year of Masters programme); ;(PGDipSc plus research project: intensive preparation for second year of Masters or for PhD), PhD: Doctor of Philosophy, BSc(Hons): Bachelor of Science with Honours; ;MSc: Master of Science ; ;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The unique postgraduate Hazard and Disaster Management programme (the only programme of its type in New Zealand) is aimed at graduates with a first degree in Science, Arts (Geography), Engineering or other areas approved by the Course Director. The programme will enable students to contribute constructively to the practice and development of hazard and disaster management in New Zealand and overseas, with the potential to take a leading role in due course.

Please note that international students only pay domestic fees for study at PhD level.

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