What will I learn?

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– This course is accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA).– The subject is brought to life through overseas fieldwork at locations susceptible to hazards such as earthquakes and volcanoes.– The course is highly practical and you’ll work alongside hazard practitioners in fields such as floods and volcanoes.**About this course**What are the causes of earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, hurricanes, floods and landslides? How do we plan for them, lessen their impact and handle the emergencies that can result?This course examines the physical science of natural hazards, the social factors that can contribute to disasters, emergency planning and disaster risk reduction (DRR). You’ll gain expertise in a range of practical and field techniques through “real-world” exercises.Guest speakers come from a variety of DRR organisations, provide first-hand learning opportunities and introduce you to potential career paths.

Which department am I in?

Department of Geography Geology and the Environment

Study options

Full time including foundation year (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022


Main Site

Yorkon Building,

Kingston University Kingston upon Thames,


KT2 7LB, England

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