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Master of Emergency Management

  • Masters (Coursework)

Emergency management focuses on organising communities to respond to disasters. It also examines how to survive them, rebuild social structures and infrastructure, and sustain and preserve life.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Study Mode
In person, Online

About this course

Emergency management focuses on organising communities to respond to disasters. It also examines how to survive them, rebuild social structures and infrastructure, and sustain and preserve life.

Entry requirements

To enter the Master of Emergency Management you will have:

  • been awarded or qualified for an undergraduate degree with a minimum B grade average across the 200/300 level major courses, and
  • at least two years relevant industry or professional experience

or

  • been awarded or qualified for a Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management or equivalent, with at least a B grade average.

Study locations

Wellington

Online

Career pathways

Our graduates normally find positions as mid-to-senior level managers in organisations such as:

  • local government
  • Central Government
  • public safety agencies
  • international humanitarian aid organisations.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.