POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT (Programme code: BC450025)
PGDip • 120 credits

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster Management is at NQF Level 8, with a minimum entrance requirement of a good degree or diploma at NQF Level 7. The Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster Management is a one-year programme consisting of eight subjects – four in the first semester and four in the second semester.

 

FIRST SEMESTER

 Module code Module code  Credits
 DIMR5810 Research design methodology 15
 DIMI5810 Introduction to disaster management 15
 DIMM5810 Theoretical models for disaster risk reduction 15
 DIML5810 Legal and institutional arrangements for disaster management 15


 SECOND SEMESTER

 Module code
 Module name Credits
 DIMS5825 Strategic disaster management 20
 DIMT5820 Information technology in disaster management 10
 DIMP5820 Public health in disaster management 15
 DIMN5820 Management of natural and human-made disasters 15

 


The programme is offered as a blended learning option. This qualification will equip a learner with strategic and operational skills to plan for and manage disasters, as well as to plan for disaster risk-reduction activities.

Upon completion of this qualification, the student should be able to work as a practitioner at managerial level within government, private sector, or civil society.

Please find below the necessary documents, along with additional information, that should accompany your application. 

Apply Online

Closing date for applications: 30 September

 



FACULTY CONTACT

Elfrieda van den Berg 
Marketing Manager
T: +27 51 401 2531
E:vdberge@ufs.ac.za


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