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MSc Humanitarian Action

Postgraduate Programmes

We are living in an era of unprecedented humanitarian need brought about by climate change, complex political emergencies resulting in conflict, global migration, and protracted conflicts. Before the pandemic emerged, an estimated 72 million people were displaced from their homes due to conflict, an estimated 180 million people were in need of immediate humanitarian assistance, and almost a billion were under-nourished globally. 

The UCD Centre for Humanitarian Action offers two postgraduate masters programmes: the UCD MSc Humanitarian Action and the NOHA Masters Programme in Humanitarian Action.

It also offers postgraduate courses, such as the International School on Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies (ISGBViE).

 

MSc Humanitarian Action

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. The goal is to deliver high level, committed, interdisciplinary trained personnel who can function with enhanced professionalism in the broad field of humanitarian relief, and are informed by their theoretical insights and humanitarian principles.  The programme design integrates professional and research orientation that is intended to bridge the gap between academic research and the humanitarian work-field.  

Are you motivated by change and ready to make a difference? Apply for the programme now.

Are you motivated by change and ready to make a difference? Apply for the programme now.

Contact UCD Centre for Humanitarian Action

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 7793 | E: noha.dublin@ucd.ie