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Master in Crisis Management

Master in Crisis Management in the Health Sector

The MSc Crisis Management in the Health Sector programme, designed in cooperation with the Hellenic Association of Crisis Management (HACM) provides a solid grounding in the major issues of crisis and security in the health sector in today’s complex and globalised world. The combination of theory, practical insights and analytical skills prepares you for work in public or private organisations.

Our faculty are experts in their fields and they have developed courses based on up-to-date best practice and the latest academic research. They have excellent academic credentials and substantial managerial and executive leadership experience. At the same time, you will increase your knowledge and your level of alertness regarding potential crises and be able to undertake the planning of reaction and recovery.

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Award: MSc

ECTS: 90 (UK credits 180)

Start date(s): October/November

Language: English

  • Curriculum

  • Requirements

  • Careers

  • Magazine


  • Research and Study Skills for Crisis Management in Health Sector
  • Strategic Management of Crisis and Disaster in the Health Sector
  • Managing Public Health Emergencies
  • Armed Conflicts and Terrorism
  • Health Crises in Schools, Tourism Sector and Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Communication Crisis Management in the Health Sector
  • Leadership and Management in Health Services
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation


Full-time  students are expected to complete the programme in 18 months and part-time in 36 months. Classes are scheduled normally on Friday afternoons and Saturdays so that they do not conflict with students’ job and other commitments. 


Entry requirements:

• A good bachelor’s from a recognized university

• IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• An interview is required to consider applicants suitability

Language: English


This programme is aimed at people currently working in emergency services or in associate professions who wish to get distinguished for entry into or to secure an advancement to their career in this exciting and highly demanding sector. The skills students gain make them attractive to NGOs involved in crisis (such as the Red Cross or Refugee support), international bodies (e.g. United Nations), public organisations (such as armed forces, civil defense, central and local government), emergency services and other health professions.


  • Flexibility - take from 1 to 6 courses during the semester and summer so that you can take it full or part time.
  • Online courses - the option to take the courses online if working.
  • General Education - to broaden your knowledge horizons.
  • Many concentrations to choose from.
  • Options - during the first two years, the student is taking various courses in various concentrations as well as the general education courses. This allows him/her to choose the final concentration after the first two years (not from the beginning) with the option to change during his/her studies.


The state UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON is located in the Greater Manchester area of England with a history dating back to 1824. According to the Guardian (Best UK Universities 2022 - rankings), the UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON was ranked 12th among all UK Universities in terms of student satisfaction with teaching standards (satisfied with teachers) and, in addition, in terms of overall ranking (Guardian score), it was upgraded by 4 places to 46th among all UK Universities for 2021-2022. Recently, the BBC highlighted the UNIVERSITY OF BOLTON as a model for UK Universities, regarding its operating standards for student safety from the Covid-19 pandemic: and the UK Education Secretary Michelle Donelan, from the floor of the House of Commons, referred to the "amazing work the University is doing": New York College has a franchise agreement under the Greek Ministry of Education legislation and the degree you will receive at the end of your studies is awarded by the University itself.


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