MSc in Environmental Science with Disaster Risk Science

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENVRIONMENTAL SCIENCES WITH DISASTER RISK SCIENCE

 

Qualification code: 2CT N07          Curriculum code: N801P

 
What this course offers:
The MSc in Environmental Sciences with Disaster Risk Science is a researched based masters qualification achieved with the successful completion 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 on an NQF level 8 and appropriate work experience. 
  • A limited number of candidates will be admitted to the programme annually, depending upon the availability of the personnel capacity of the African Centre for Disaster Studies. 
  • All applications will be strictly judged according to academic merit with an average of 65%
  • Access to the internet and email is compulsory 

Duration and Structure:
The course duration is two – three years (Full-time or Part-time). Students register for one module – DRRS 871 with 180 credits. Titles of dissertations must be registered within six months after registration. 

Applications:
To apply, visit the NWU website. Applications will only take place online at http://studies.nwu.ac.za/postgraduate-studies/higher-degree-admissions 

Academic Enquiries:
Please contact Mr. JC van Rooyen on +27 18 299 4069 or 21150079@nwu.ac.za or Ms. Maria Raubenheimer on +27 18 299 4249

 

Financial Enquiries:

For financial enquiries you can email PUK-studyfees@nwu.ac.za or find more information here: http://studies.nwu.ac.za/financial-support-services/nwu-postgraduate-bursary-scheme 

 

Last updated: 4 November 2022