Course leading to the Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management in the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka covers 24 weeks over half academic year. The programme consists of 22 credit hours and divided into 11 Modules including field research and submission of research report. Each course covers at least 25 lectures.
The PGDDM programme is designed mainly for the processionals and academicians who are involved in the areas of disaster and climate risk reduction, disaster management, development activities and related issues. The programme is international standard and the medium of instruction of the programme is English. After the completion of the PGDDM programme a student will be awarded with a Certificate of 22 Credit hours.