1 I Program Title and Degree offered
  • English Full Name    :  Master of Science (Disaster Management)
  • Thai                   : วิทยาศาสตรมหาบัณฑิต (การจัดการภัยพิบัติ)
  • Abbreviation      :  M.S. (Disaster Management)
  • Thai                    : วท.ม. (การจัดการภัยพิบัติ)

2 I Degree Information
  • Duration      :    2 years (4 semesters)
  • Tuition Fee  :    35,000 Baht/Semester
3 I Potential Career for Graduates
  1. Civil service (working within various government ministries, including the foreign office, international development office and local resilience forums)
  2. International Institutions (The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, The United Nations – The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), etc.)
  3. National Organisations (AusAID, USAID, etc.)
  4. NGO’s (local and international)
  5. Academia/Research Institutes/Think-Tanks
  6. Emergency Management Specialist/Disaster Recovery Specialist/ Technological Hazards Program Specialist
4 I Selection Method

In accordance with the Naresuan University rules and regulations. The program committee reserves the rights to require more qualifications as deemed appropriate.

5 I Course Synopsis and Methodology
No. Description Number of Credit

Course Work              – a minimum of

1.1 Core Courses        – a minimum of

1.2 Elective Courses





2.1 Thesis

2.2 Independent Study



Required Non-Credit


Total number of credits                 – a minimum of


6 I Student Requirements

Students are required to have the characteristics and academic qualifications according to the regulations for Naresuan University and addition regulations of department of civil engineering, faculty of engineering.

7 I Example of Curriculum : M.S. (Disaster Management)
Core Courses
  • Introduction to Disaster Management
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Management
Electives Courses

Science Technology

  • Meteorological Hazards
  • Hazards Forecasting and Early Warning Systems
  • Geological Hazards
  • Urban and Rural Planning and Hazards Mapping
  • Hydrological Hazards
  • Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
  • Industrial Hazards
  • Selected Topics in Disaster Management
  • Fire Hazards

Social Sciences

  • Disaster Resilience Leadership
  • Disaster Management in ASEAN Context
  • Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Role of Media in Disaster Management
  • Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Legal and Policy in Disaster Management
  • Selected Topics in Disaster Management

Health Sciences

  • Health Management
  • Public Health Response in Disasters
  • Nutrition in Emergencies
  • Selected Topics in Disaster Management
  • Public Health in Complex Emergencies