Graduate Diploma of Emergency and Disaster Management


CRICOS course code: 089412M
Level of study: Postgraduate

Based in the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory, at the centre of the ‘Top End’ and Australia’s gateway to Indonesia and Southeast Asia, this highly unique postgraduate program focuses on a geographic region that is unarguably the most prone to, and affected by various types of disasters. The Graduate Diploma of Emergency and Disaster Management will equip you with the skills and ability to apply your knowledge and experience appropriately, collaboratively and productively in this vulnerable region and other parts of the world. You will graduate with essential knowledge and skills to lead and manage all phases of the disaster management cycle, as well as the confidence to apply your academic studies to practical responses and report on your professional experience into the academic sphere of this rapidly evolving sector. This in-depth course promotes its uniqueness in three areas: its focus on Asia-Pacific Region; its informed practice and research; its multi-sectoral approach.
This course is a pathway for further studies (for example, into a Master of Emergency and Disaster Management) and is supported by nationally and internationally respected industry partners. The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management are entry and exit pathways for the Master’s degree.
What will I study?
The Graduate Diploma of Emergency and Disaster Management is an introduction to core and specialist knowledge in emergency and disaster management in the Asia-Pacific region. You may choose from a range of specialist elective subjects in research methods, health, engineering, environment, management, and Indigenous knowledges. Graduates of the course may continue on a pathway to the Master of Emergency and Disaster Management.

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