Certificate Programme in Development, Vulnerability & Disaster ResponseTata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
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A Bachelor's Degree (under 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years of formal education), in any discipline from a recognized university, with minimum aggregate marks of 50 per cent (40 percent for Scheduled Castes [SCs] and Scheduled Tribes [STs]).
The programme covers a basic understanding of disasters and the importance of the need for disaster management. The programme introduces students to the various components of the disaster management cycle and the interface between technological innovation and disaster risk reduction. In addition the programme allows students to engage with community based approaches to managing disasters, using tools such as GIS in disaster management and the link between public health and disasters.
FC 1 - Understanding Society (2 Credits)
FC 2 - Introduction to Basic Economics (2 Credits)
FC 3 - Development Experience, Social Conflict and Change (2 Credits)
MDM 1 - Introduction to Hazards and Disaster Management (2 Credits)
MDM 2 - Technology, Environment and Disasters (2 Credits)
MDM 5 - Introduction to Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS) Techniques (2 Credits)
MDM 6 - Research Methodology (12 Credits)
MDM 13 - Public Health and Disasters (2 Credits)
MDM 29 - Study Visits and Tutorials: Exploring Vulnerability (4 Credits)