Masters course


Master of Science in Environmental Science with Disaster Risk Science

Qualification code: 2CT N07          Curriculum code: N801P

What this course offers

The new Masters in Environmental Sciences with Disaster Risk Science is a research based Masters composed of a full dissertation. This qualification emphasises the multi-sector and multi-disciplinary nature of disaster risk reduction. Individuals with an interest in addressing issues of disaster risk through a developmental focus should apply.

Admission requirements

Any Honours degree or National Higher Technicon Diploma and appropriate work experience on an NQF level 8. The number of admissions is limited and the programme committee will evaluate all applications on academic merit with an average of 65%. Access to the Internet and e-mail is compulsory.

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Duration and structure

The course duration is two-three years (full-time of part-time). Titles of dissertations must be registered within six months after registration.

  • Module code: DRRS 871
  • Descriptive name: Dissertation
  • Credits: 180

Please contact Mr. JC van Rooyen (+27 18 299 4069) or Ms. Maria Raubenheimer (+27 18 299 4249) for enquiries regarding the Masters programme