The Masters Programme is designed mainly to share disaster related comprehensive knowledge to the graduates of different disciplines, GO and NGO professionals, academics and researchers. The objective of the programme is to create a cadre of trained person-power by developing skills and creative judgment in an individual for effective management of disaster related issues through a multidisciplinary approach. The degree to be awarded by the University of Dhaka has been named as MDM (Master of Disaster Management). MDM in Disaster Management is of 2 (two) years duration, divided into 4 (four) semesters. Each semester is of 19 (nineteen) weeks: of which 15 (fifteen) weeks for class teaching, at least 1 (one) week break, and 3 (three) weeks for holding the semester final examinations.