The HLA partners with The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) at the University of Manchester, UK, to announce its new online Masters programme.

The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute and the School of Nursing at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, are collaborating to deliver a new Online Master’s Programme in Disaster Management: Resilience, Response and Relief.

This programme is suited to those who wish to become leaders in the fields of disaster management, humanitarianism, and related areas. Underpinned by a multidisciplinary approach, this course enables graduates to conduct theoretical and practical analysis as well as evaluation to support disaster management and humanitarian action in global health contexts. It will further enhance students’ personal and professional development and provide important collaborative links globally. Students will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on field experience to support their future career development. This course offers flexible online study that enables part-time students to obtain a master’s degree without residency and boundary restrictions.

Applications for September 2018 entry are now open and can be made via the Hong Kong Polytechnic University website. The deadline for applications is 30 April 2018.

If you have any questions, please get in touch by emailing Further information about HCRI’s courses can be found here.