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Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management

  • Graduate Diploma

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

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
Online

About this course

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

Entry requirements

To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management you will have been awarded or qualified for:

  • a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management, or equivalent, with at least a B grade average, or
  • a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management or equivalent, with at least a B grade average, or
  • an undergraduate degree and at least two years of relevant industry or professional experience.

You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.

If you are applying with a bachelor's degree and relevant industry or professional experience, you will need to provide a curriculum vitae.

Study locations

Online

Career pathways

Our graduates normally find positions as mid-to-senior level managers within the following types of organisations:

  • 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.