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Máster Universitario en Análisis y Gestión de Emergencia y Desastre

Master's Degree in Emergency and Disaster Analysis and Management

Language of instruction: Spanish and English

Places available: 24

Course length: 1 year (60 credits)

Precio orientativo:

38,80 €/crédito para los estudiantes nacionales de la Unión Europea, Marruecos e Iberoamérica y 83,75 €/crédito para resto de estudiantes extranjeros no residentes

Entry requirements:

In order to register in an official Master's Degree, it is mandatory to have completed an official degree in Spain or in any higher education institution of a member state of the European Union integrated in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) that allows students to take a Master's Degree. Students who have obtained their degree outside the EHEA can be admitted as long as the University can verify that these qualifications have a similar level to the corresponding degrees in Spain and they permit graduates to take a Master's Course.

This Master's Programme is specially intended for graduates in Science, Health Science, Legal and Social Sciences, Economic Science, as well as Engineers and Architects. Students will also need to prove that they are sufficiently competent in the English language.

Study mode: Blended learning: distance learning combined with part-time attendance.

Location: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Oviedo.

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This Master's Programme trains students to become specialized professionals with an adequate knowledge and the right capabilities to work in companies and institutions which operate in the public and private sector and are related to the field of emergency and disaster, both in Spain and abroad.

This Master's Programme follows a blended learning programme that combines distance learning with traditional classroom teaching. The course content has been divided in 6 sequential modules with a total of 11 subjects that make a total of 60 ECTS credits. Classes will be taught in English and Spanish.



  • Módulo 1: Information and research in emergency (14 ECTS)
    • Information systems in emergency (11 ECTS)
  • Internship 6 ECTS


  • Módulo 1: Information and research in emergency (14 ECTS)
    • Research methodology in emergency (3 ECTS)
  • Módulo 2: Risk assessment and management (6 ECTS)
    • Risk assessment (3 ECTS)
    • Risk management (3 ECTS)


  • Módulo 3: Impact of emergencies and disaster, and emergency aid (7 ECTS)
    • Impact of emergencies and disasters (3 ECTS)
    • Emergency aid (4 ECTS)
  • Módulo 4: Specific emergencies (6 ECTS)
    • Natural and technological disasters (3 ECTS)
    • Man-made emergencies (3 ECTS)
  • Módulo 5: Management and quality of emergency assistance (9 ECTS)
    • Management of emergency assistance (3 ECTS)
    • Emergency Intervention standards (3 ECTS)
    • Bioethics in emergency situations (3 ECTS)
  • Módulo 6: Master's Thesis (12 ECTS)

Curriculum detailed information :

  • Emergency and Disaster Research Unit (UIED)
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. 7th floor
    Campus of "El Cristo"
    33006, Oviedo

    Telephone: +34 985104917 / 985104918

    Fax: +34 985 104959


Coordination :

  • Pedro Arcos González

    Telephone: 985105293


  • Rafael Castro Delgado

    Telephone: 985 510 35 45


Other webs:

Project funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and the Government of the Principality of Asturias in the framework of the Campus of International Excellence