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Disaster Risk Resilience for Agriculture and the Environment

36 months
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About

Disaster Risk Resilience for Agriculture and the Environment from The University of the West Indies is designed to address the gap in formal tertiary level education as it pertains to disaster risk management and climate resilience in the Caribbean Region.

Overview

Disaster Risk Resilience for Agriculture and the Environment from The University of the West Indies also provides an understanding of disaster risk and vulnerability assessments to equip students with technical capacity to conduct, analyse and apply disaster management strategies. Community based approaches and the integration of indigenous knowledge into disaster risk management schemes have also been included ensuring that persons are exposed to their importance and relevance in modern management disaster risk management strategies.

Careers

  • Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
  • Emergency Management Consultant
  • Disaster Risk Specialist
  • Climate Change Analyst
  • Risk Reduction Analyst
  • Crisis Management Specialist
  • Response and Recovery Coordinator
  • Environmental Restoration Planner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • GIS for Disaster Risk and Resilience
  • Disaster Risk and Resilience
  • Natural Hazard Risk Assessment
  • Disaster Risk and Resilience Applications
  • Resource and Environmental Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
82

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
82

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Five (5) GCE O'Level or CSEC General Proficiency subjects (Grade I-III) or their equivalents which must include English Language, Mathematics and one science subject AND Two CAPE science subjects
  • OR Certificate in Environmental Geography
  • OR Certificate in Agriculture
  • OR An approved Associate Degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Special consideration will be given for professionals with > 5 years’ working experience in any Disaster Risk Management Portfolio.

Tuition Fee

National students - Campus Contributing Countries - TT$350 per credit 

Funding

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Disaster Risk Resilience for Agriculture and the Environment
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The University of the West Indies

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