AFB: This is an ABSTUDY approved course that may attract Away From Base (AFB) funding and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
For further information and/or eligibility please visit cdu.edu/afb.
The Master of Emergency and Disaster Management is a two year full-time (or four year part-time) course. 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 arguably the most prone to, and affected by various types of disasters. The program provides a comprehensive package that enhances the capacity of students to use that knowledge appropriately, collaboratively and productively in this vulnerable region and other parts of the world. It creates a solid foundation that enables students to translate academic developments into practical responses and translates professional experience into the academic sphere of this rapidly evolving sector. This is an in-depth and comprehensive course encompassing uniqueness by way of; (i) focus on Asia-Pacific Region; (ii) informed by practice and research; and (iii) multi-sectoral approach.
The course offers a platform for advanced studies, informed by CDU's relationships with nationally and internationally respected industry partners. It provides students with the essential knowledge and skills required for comprehensively understanding all phases of the disaster management cycle. The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management are also nested within the Master's degree course as entry and exit pathways to this program. The course also provides students with the technical, managerial and leadership skills required to progress in their current careers or to enter new career pathways.The option to focus on a particular area or shift to an aligned specialisation is provided through the wide range of specialist elective units.
Police Check: A police check is required before undertaking fieldwork and an Ochre Card is required for students who may be working with children under 18 years of age. Pre-fieldwork vaccinations may be required.
|Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent, or a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or equivalent in a relevant field.|
For detail on English Language Entry Requirements please read the entry requirements provided for International students.