We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn’t have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness. Riphah International University offers Weekend program of MS Disaster Management at Al Mizan Campus Rawalpindi.  Easily accessible, Flexible timings for Working Professionals, under the supervision of highly qualified faculty, Paid research projects and job opportunities, National & International 

Need-based programs in Disaster Management are the dire need of Pakistan since this country is suffering from extreme social, economic, political, strategic and natural disasters. Pakistan is included among the top ten food-dependent countries; a great chunk of the population is living below the poverty line. The political and economic instability is worsened by the war against terror which has caused more than 50,000 lives in the last decade as well as more than USD 80 Billion economic damage. On the natural disasters side, Pakistan has faced two mega natural disasters in the history of the mankind i.e. earthquake of 2005 and the flash floods of 2010.

Methodology of Master in Disaster Management program

The courses are designed in a manner that can meet the real requirements of the potential clients/stakeholders including a range of ministries of the governments at the national and provincial level and also target the national and international NGOs, donors and development projects. The courses offered may vary from an array of programs currently taught at the Social Sciences, Management Sciences, Engineering, Environmental, Medical, and Psychology but since the programmatic approach and methodology is total needs based and unique. Therefore, Master in  Disaster Management will serve at a higher level of national and provincial level needs of capacity building in DM. Involvement of the stakeholders is important for this program in several ways.

Course Facts

Study Level Study Mode Program Length Credit Hours Intake Class Timings 1st Semester Fee
Post-graduate Full Time 1.5 Years (3 Semesters) 36 Spring & Fall Semesters Evening & Weekend Rs-/ 70,944

Entry To MS Disaster Management

Eligibility Seats Selection Criteria Scholarships Offered at Class Start Date Application

16 years education with 50% marks or 2.0 CGPA in any disciplines. Preference will be given to candidates with 02 or more years of work experience.



Academic Qualification: 30%
Test/Interview: 70%

Need & Merit Based upto 100%

Al-Mizan Campus


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Program Structure

Program Structure of Master in Disaster Management is given in faculty prospectus.