Master's Degrees

  • Master's Degree in Emergency and Disaster Analysis and Management

    General Information

    Teaching Languages:
    Spanish and English
    1 year (60 credits)
    Access 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.

    Blended learning: distance learning combined with part-time attendance.
    Monday to Friday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.
    Teaching Center:
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Oviedo.

    Professional Opportunities

    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)
    Detailed Information on the Syllabus:


    • International Center for Postgraduate Studies
      Plaza de Riego. Historical Building
      Oviedo (33003)
      985 10 49 17 / 985 10 49 18
      985 10 49 59

    Coordination :

    • Pedro Arcos González
      985 10 52 93
    • Radhames Hernández Mejía
      985 10 35 43
    • Rafael Castro Delgado
      985 510 35 45

    Other Websites of the Master's Degree:

    Internationalization and Companies