Humanitarian Action

University College Dublin


Course Name Humanitarian Action
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code D062
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2023/2024 September
Application Date

Expand+The following entry routes are available:
MSc Humanitarian Action FT (D062)
Deadline: Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

Full Time option suitable for:

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Duration D062: 1 year full-time
Mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Course Fee MSc Humanitarian Action (D062) Full Time
EU fee per year: €9,690
Non-EU fee per year: €26,250

***Fees are subject to change
Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must hold a minimum of an upper second class degree, or international equivalent, in a cognate subject.
Knowledge of languages of the place(s) of study is an asset. Practical experience in the area of humanitarian action and / or developm...

Comment Related Programmes
• Joint Masters in Humanitarian Action FT
• MSc(Agr) Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development FT
D061, X376
Course Summary This MSc provides high quality academic education and professional competencies for those working or intending to work in the area of humanitarian action and related areas. The programme aims to provide students with a broad foundation in the area of international humanitarian action, in which both critical thinking and research skills are emphasised.
Course Content

Expand+MSc Humanitarian Action
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MSc Humanitarian Action has evolved over a 25-year period and is distinguished by its inter-disciplinary, inter- sectoral and international nature.

The COVID19 pandemic has im...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+Programme Outcomes
• Demonstrate a sound understanding of the humanitarian principles, and the ethical, legal and emancipatory rationales for humanitarian action
• Established competence in the theory, policy and discourse of humanitarian actio...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
• Evidence-based Community Resilience: Applied Research Design - HACT40010
• Linking Localisation with Humanitarian Management - HACT40020
• Addressing GBV in Emergencies - HACT40100
• Legal Dimensions of HA - HACT40110
• World Politics and HA - HACT40120
• Social Anthropology - HACT40130
• Public Health - HACT40140
• Management in HA - HACT40150
• Intensive Programme - HACT40160
• Minor Thesis - HACT40200
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers & Employability
UCD has delivered graduate programmes in Humanitarian Action since 1998. There are some 600 alumni of the MSc Humanitarian Action holding positions both in the field and at headquarters level around the world. Many of these ...

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