MDMa Orientation Course

Course content

Master of Disaster Management (MDMa)  hosts a compulsory orientation course to the new full programme master's students.

The orientation course will introduce students to the UCPH academic system, the MDMa programme, student services, and the various resources on campus that are here to help MDMa students achieve their academic goals.

The orientation course also covers practical information such as visa regulations, health insurance and services and cross-cultural adjustment.

Learning outcome

On completion of the course, students should be able to:

Knowledge

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the UCPH academic system and the MDMa programme's curriculum and guidelines
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the MDMa programme’s internal structure, policies, and procedures that impact student degree attainment
  • Be knowledgeable in the academic support  and co-curricular/well-beingresources that will enhance their academic success

  • Be acquainted with basic information on the Danish society and UCPH campus life

Skills:

  • Develop a better ability to engage with and relate to peers and staff  across disciplines and work collaboratively.
  • Demonstrate ability to access information and use UCPH Digital platforms  in a manner that supports their academic goals

 

Competencies:

  • Work in a team and do presentations.
  • Engage in dialogue and discussions in class and teamwork.
  • Apply tools used for team building and stress management and demonstrate knowledge about interdisciplinary and cultural communication.

 

Learn about the UCPH academic system, the MDMa programme, student services, and the various resources on campus that are here to help you achieve your academic goals.

The orientation course also covers practical information such as visa regulations, health insurance and services and cross-cultural adjustment.

The orientation sessions consist of interactive lectures, presentations, discussions, team-building activities and other social events.

See admission/course registration requirements at www.mdma.ku.dk/​admission-and-application/​

Oral
Collective

Oral Collective feedback is scheduled at the end of the course.

ECTS
0 ECTS
Type of assessment
Other
Type of assessment details
Oral Evaluation at the end of the course
Exam registration requirements

No registration is required.

Aid
All aids allowed
Marking scale
Without assessment
Censorship form
No external censorship
Exam period

See the MDMa Exam Schedule

Re-exam

The exam form for the reexam is the same as the ordinary exam. Se dates in the examplan on  MDMa Exam Schedule

Criteria for exam assessment

 

Knowledge

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the UCPH academic system and the MDMa programme's curriculum and guidelines
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the MDMa programme’s internal structure, policies, and procedures that impact student degree attainment
  • Be knowledgeable in the academic support  and co-curricular/​well-beingresources that will enhance their academic success

  • Be acquainted with basic information on the Danish society and UCPH campus life

Skills:

  • Develop a better ability to engage with and relate to peers and staff  across disciplines and work collaboratively.
  • Demonstrate ability to access information and use UCPH Digital platforms  in a manner that supports their academic goals

 

Competencies:

  • Work in a team and do presentations.
  • Engage in dialogue and discussions in class and teamwork.
  • Apply tools used for team building and stress management and demonstrate knowledge about interdisciplinary and cultural communication.

Part time Master and Diploma courses

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 10
  • Preparation
  • 10
  • Exercises
  • 5
  • English
  • 25

Kursusinformation

Language
English
Course number
SDMM24001U
ECTS
0 ECTS
Programme level
Part Time Master
Full Degree Master
Placement
Autumn
Price

This course has no fees and is open to MDMa full programme students only 

Schedulegroup
26-30 August 2024
Capacity
12-40 participants
Studyboard
Study Board for the Professionel Master´s Degree Programmes at The Faculty og Health and Medical Science
Contracting department
  • Department of Public Health
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Course Coordinator
  • Emmanuel Raju   (5-6d7a69727d487b7d766c36737d366c73)
Saved on the 20-03-2024

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