Bachelor of Science in Disaster Risk Management

Bachelor of Science in Disaster Risk Management

A candidate is expected to obtain 139 credits of studies over the four years of learning.  This will consist of:

(a) Core Course

i. BDRM 105     Communication Skills I

ii. BDRM 111     Information Literacy

iii. BDRM 120     Ghanaian and African Studies

iv. BDRM 105     Communication Skills II

                                                                                          

(b) Departmental Required and Elective Courses  

i. BDRM 109     Leadership for Disaster Management

ii. BDRM 205     Ethical and Philosophical Foundation of Disasters and Emergencies

iii. BDRM 409     Sociology of Disasters

iv. BDRM 307     Disaster and Environmental Management Law

                                   

(c) Seminars                                                                                             

(d) Study Design/ Data Collection and Long Essay Concept Development Writing         

(e) Internship/Attachment                                                               

(f) Long Essay                                                                                  

 

Master of Science, Disaster Risk Management

Master of Science, Disaster Risk Management

Duration & Mode (s) of Delivery

The course will be full time for a period of 12 months.

Other modes of delivery such as Distance and Sandwich courses will run for a period of 18 to  24 months.

 

Components of the program

A candidate is expected to obtain 48 credits of studies.  This will consist of:

(a) Core Course                                           -           36 credits

(b) Elective Courses                                    -           6 credits

(c) Seminars                                                 -           3 credits

(d) Internship/Attachment                         -           3 credits

(e) Long Essay                                             -           4 credits

Total                                                                         52 Credits

 

The program would consist of the following components:

  1. Core courses
  2. Elective courses
  3. Research component (for the Long Essay of between 8,000 and 10,000 words.
  4. Practical training, industrial attachment, internship, clinical experience, etc.
  5. Semester-by-semester structure/schedule of course, showing the credit value of each course

 

 

Bachelor of Science in Criminology

Bachelor of Science in Criminology

Components of the program

A candidate is expected to obtain 161 credits of studies.  This will consist of:

(a) Core Course

i. BCR 109         Communication Skills I

ii. BCR 111         Information Literacy

iii. BCR 414         African Studies

iv. BCR 112         Communication Skills II

                                                                                          

(b) Departmental Required Courses   

i. BCR 103         Crime and Society

ii. BCR 104         Fundamentals of Internal Security and Public Safety

iii. BCR 205         Ethical and Philosophical Foundation of Criminology

iv. BCR 206         Constitutional Issues in Criminal Justice

                               

(c) Seminars (School wide program)                                                                                  

School wide program

 

(d) Long Essay (Independent Study at Levels 3 and 4 in a semester each

 

(e) Internship/Attachment (during second or third year long vacation)                                                                

 

Master of Science in Criminology

Master of Science in Criminology

Components of the program

A candidate is expected to obtain 48 credits of studies.  This will consist of:

(a) Core Course                                                                                 -           42 credits

(b) Seminars                                                                                      -           2 credits

(c) Proposal Writing/Study Design and Justification/ Attachment  -           2 credits

(d) Data Collection and Thesis Writing                                           -           6 credits

          (Due in 12 weeks after 2nd Semester Exams)

(d) Oral Thesis Defence (Voce Viva)                                               -           2 credits

 

The program would consist of the following components:

  1. Core courses
  2. Research component/Field Attachment
  3. Thesis writing and Oral Presentation

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Institute for Security, Disaster and Emergency Studies (ISDES)

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Affiliated to the UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST

P.O. Box CT 4958 Cantonments,
Accra, Ghana

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