UIC Barcelona's School of Architecture and the International Federation Red Cross and Red Crescent Society (IFRC) have signed an academic cooperation agreement with the aim of professionalising the agents involved in the humanitarian aid sector.
As a result of this agreement the Master of International Cooperation in Sustainable Emergency Architecture will teach an online course entitled “Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements” in association with the Red Cross. The course is aimed at professionals from the sector who are interested in working in emergency humanitarian aid organisations. Assessment will be based on participation in class and a final project to be undertaken by students.
What will you learn?
- Coordination and management: knowledge of management principles in the case of natural disasters and humanitarian crises.
- Project design, development, planning and analysis. Developing skills for the analysis of the programme requirements, as well as the analysis of the location and budgetary limitations, in order to produce designs which effectively meet the project criteria
- Professional/technical knowledge. Demonstrable knowledge about how to design and construct emergency settlements.
- Communication. The ability to analyse and understand projects as well as undertake communication tasks in relation to them in written, verbal and visual forms as part of the emergency accommodation cooperation team.