Risk Management in society
General admission requirements.
Specific admission requirements: Upper secondary level Swedish 3 or B, English 6 or A. Bachelor degree of at least 180 ECTS cr. in one of the subject areas social science, natural science, technology, or health care, or equivalent.
Course of study
|Semester 1||ECTS credits|
|Introduction to Risk Management in Society (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Risk perception and communication (Optional)||7.5|
|Human Safety I: injury analysis and risk assessment (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Natural Disaster Management 1 (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Semester 2||ECTS credits|
|Human Safety II: injury prevention and safety promotion (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Natural Disaster Management 2 (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Risk Management Theory (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Sustainable Development from a Safety Perspective (Optional)||7.5|
|Semester 3||ECTS credits|
|Optional course (Optional)||15|
|Climate adaptation and risk reduction (Optional)||7.5|
|Human Safety III: Societal safety promotion (Optional)||7.5|
|Quantitative Scientific Methodology (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Qualitative Scientific Methodology (Obligatory)||7.5|
|Semester 4||ECTS credits|
|Risk Management - Master Degree Project (Obligatory)||30|
*Full-time study always equals 30 ECTS credits per semester (20 weeks).
Elective course: Students are free to choose among certain alternative courses, often depending on their choice of specialisation.
Optional course: Students are free to choose any course offered at Karlstad University or at other universities. Courses listed are examples of recommended or frequently chosen courses for a specific programme.