Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Understand how to research risk, disasters and emergencies

How can we help other people before and or during disasters? How we can improve water and sanitary facilities in refugee camps? How can drones and virtual reality technologies help with emergency response exercises? Get answers to these questions and more with this course that explains the vital research processes necessary for responses to emergencies and disasters.

You will have the opportunity to learn how to design, prepare and carry out research into these and other areas. You will examine the approaches to summarising and writing up your research.

What topics will you cover?

  • The wider research process
  • How to identify a meaningful title
  • Writing an effective literature review
  • Choosing the best data collection methods
  • Research ethics issues

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone interested in carrying out research into risk, emergency, crisis, disaster and resilience disciplines.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry