11 November 2024

Research Methodology and Ethics

Learn how to retrieve, review and interpret research findings and how to apply scientific methodologies in disaster management.

The course introduces the principal study designs, methodological approaches and ethical considerations in disaster research; with a focus on research development.
































Participants must

  • Hold a relevant bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Have a minimum 2 years of relevant job experience
  • Be proficient in English
  • Be enrolled on the master's programme

Find detailed information about the current admission criteria.











Bishal Gyawali, Postdoc, Global Health Section, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.

Anne Bach Nielsen, Postdoc, Global Health Section, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.
















Course details

Duration: 4 weeks

11-15 November 2024 + 6-24 January 2025

Course dates 2025/26
10-14 November 2025 + 5-23 January 2026

Frequency: Once every year
Place: University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Course fee:

New course fees effective from Autumn 2024
EU/EEA citizens:
Master student: 13,000 DKK

Non-EU/EEA citizens:
Master student: 16,500 DKK

Terms and conditions

Level and credit: Master's course; 7.5 ECTS
Examination date: See exam dates
Application deadline: Programme application deadline
Non-EU/EEA citizens: 1 April
EU/EEA citizens: 1 May
Admission: Only available for students enrolled on Master of Disaster Management

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