Master in Natural Risks

General

Program Description

About

We train qualified professionals for the analysis and knowledge of natural phenomena that are classified as natural risks and their implications, offering specialized training, with a remarkable potential in the labor market and of relevance in several IDI sectors of special importance.

Aimed at graduates in Environmental Sciences, Biology, Geology, Geography, Forest and Natural Environment Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Road Engineering, Economics (or equivalent) and professionals in areas related to natural hazards and the environment.

If you are interested in learning to

  • Know the basic principles of manifestation of phenomena classified as natural hazards and know the implications and social projection of their effects.
  • Apply the methods and techniques of natural risk assessment.
  • Understand the types and forms of manifestation of geological, meteorological, climatic and biological risks, as well as the mode of human involvement in risk induction.
  • Design strategies for prevention and minimization of human and environmental negative effects.
  • Identify the professional criteria required for the exercise of competent actions related to natural risks.

What we offer you

  • Academic-mixed orientation.
  • Mobility programs with the Université de Montpellier (France).
  • Training with strong practical orientation (more than 50% of practical credits).
  • Application of novel methodologies in laboratories equipped with high and recent technology.
  • Teachers belonging to research groups of recognized national and international quality.
  • Flexibility in enrollment.

Professional outings

  • Specialists in the analysis and knowledge of natural phenomena that are classified as natural hazards and those induced by the human species.
  • Specialists dependent on public organizations and private companies related to the strategies of prediction, forecasting and correction of natural risks and their social involvement.
  • Complementary specialization for professionals from other fields.

Competencies

INSTRUMENTALS

  • Capacity for analysis and synthesis
  • Organization and planning capacity
  • Oral and written communication
  • Knowledge of a foreign language
  • Computer skills related to the field of study
  • Ability to manage information
  • Problem resolution
  • Decision making

PERSONAL

  • Teamwork
  • I work in an interdisciplinary team
  • I work in an international context
  • Skills in interpersonal relationships
  • Recognition of diversity and multiculturalism
  • Critical thinking
  • Ethical commitment

SYSTEMS

  • Autonomous Learning
  • Adaptation to new situations
  • Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Knowledge of other cultures and customs
  • Initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Motivation for quality
  • Sensitivity to environmental issues
  • Ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice
  • Use of the internet as a means of communication and as a source of information
  • Previous experience
  • Ability to communicate with non-experts in the field
  • Ability to understand the language and proposals of other specialists
  • Professional ambition
  • Self Assessment Capability
  • Knowledge of a second foreign language
  • Bargaining power
Last updated Mar 2020

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