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The Master of Emergency Management course offered online by Charles Sturt University is your gateway to a challenging and satisfying career in emergency operations and recovery.
With a strong focus on the application of critical analysis and research skills, this online course examines contemporary emergency and risk management methodologies. Students hone their skills in emergency risk management best practice, and through work-based projects have the opportunity to apply these skills to their area of choice.
If you choose not to study the entire Master in Emergency Management degree you may be able to complete an alternative program. This is beneficial for students who need to develop a specialisation or who prefer not to commit to the whole study period.
Depending on the units studied, you can exit with a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management.
Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this emergency management course, the subjects you will study include:
And unrestricted elective subjects totalling a maximum of 32 credit points.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Emergency Management from Charles Sturt University.
With the growing recognition of emergency management as a professional necessity and an important field of study, opportunities have been expanding in this area. Emergency management has become a crucial area of training for those wishing to progress to senior and executive levels of management in the military, emergency services, community and health services, and other government and non-government agencies.
Many opportunities exist locally and internationally for those with expertise who are keen to prevent or lessen the effects of natural or human-induced disasters.
Curious about where a career in government could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Courses that are not Commonwealth support places require students to contribute the full cost of their course. You may be eligible for a loan to help pay for tuition fees through the Commonwealth Government FEE-HELP program.
CSU provides access to a range of scholarships and loans to help its students with the costs associated with university study.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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