MDM • 180 credits

Our Master of Disaster Management carries 180 credits and is at NQF Level 9. It consists of elective modules worth 60 credits and a mini-dissertation of 120 credits. The minimum entry requirement is a relevant postgraduate qualification in disaster management or disaster risk management at NQF Level 8. This is a one-year programme delivered as blended learning.

ELECTIVES: Choose 60 credits

 Module code Module name Credits 
 DIMH7910 Disaster mental health 30
 DIMP7900 Political strategic planning 30
 DIMG7900 Geographical information systems and remote sensing in disaster management 30
 DIME7910 Ethnic and cultural conduct 30
 DIMM7910 Impact assessment 60
 DIMD7910 Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (Eco-DRR/CCA) 60
 DIMR7900 Disaster management mini-dissertation (compulsory) 120

With this qualification, the learner will be able to obtain professional knowledge and skills in disaster management, as well as advanced research skills to conduct independent and interdisciplinary research using different research methodologies.

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

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Closing date for applications: 30 September



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