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MSc Intelligence, Security and Disaster Management

University of Derby

Course description

  • Develop the practical and theoretical knowledge you need to work in the fields of intelligence, security, emergency planning, crisis and disaster risk reduction and management in the UK and overseas
  • Combine the knowledge and skills developed in an inter-disciplinary programme where social sciences, natural sciences and public and environmental health provide real-life solutions to real-life resilience issues
  • Improve your skills as you engage with all aspects of emergency preparedness, resilience and response across a range of natural and man-made hazards, from terrorism and extreme weather events to public health and humanitarian crisis
  • Combine theory and best practice as your learning includes practical multi-agency exercises, simulations and response structures across all emergency services.

At Derby you don’t just study the theory and background to resilience, through security, intelligence and planning for emergency and disaster risk reduction and response. You will take these aspects into real life situations and develop knowledge, skills and vocational attributes that will give you the necessary experience to develop or enhance career paths in these fascinating areas.

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Modules

  • Introducing Risk and Managing Disasters (Core 40 credits)
  • Health Protection
  • Understanding Radicalisation
  • Geoscience and Security
  • Research and the Skilled Practitioner (Core 20 credits)
  • Hazard and Risk Management
  • Global Environmental and Public Health
  • Contemporary Issues in Intelligence and Security
  • Concepts of Global Terrorism
  • Disasters and Humanitarian Aid Response
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year

    Duration

    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time