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Emergency and Disaster Management (Certificate)

  • Main organization:Swinburne University of Technology. International Disaster Management Centre (IDMC)
  • Type:Online courses
  • Level:Certificate/Diploma
  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate:Post Graduate Certificate
  • Geographical coverage:Global
  • City:Victoria, Australia
  • Contact:Swinburne University of Technology
    Level 1, Swinburne Place, West Building
    Hawthorn, Victoria 3122
    Tel: + 61 3 9214 5146
    Fax: + 61 3 9214 8650
    E-mail: tafeinds@swin.edu.au
  • Frequency:Annual
  • Language:English

Programme Website



The Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management has been developed to meet the training needs of the strategic planners in emergency services, industry and communities by providing broad skills in the professional area of emergency and disaster management. The course provides an overview of emergency management and the AS/NZ4360-2004 Risk Management standard will be used to underpin risk assessment and risk minimisation strategies. This is a postgraduate programme accredited by Swinburne University of Technology and delivered by Swinburne's TAFE (Technical and Further Education) Division. All graduates will receive a Swinburne University of Technology award.

Subject Areas

Hazards, Emergency management, Disaster risk management, Community development

Target Audience

University students, Disaster management professionals

Admission Requirement

A degree or advanced diploma from a recognised tertiary institution (or approved equivalent). Applicants with relevant work experience are also eligible to apply, particularly where relevant professional practice has been undertaken.

Application Procedure

Completed application form, Certified copy of academic results, current CV, English proficiency exam scores for students from non English speaking countries. The online education course is only available to international students who are studying in a country other than Australia. For further details please contact the International Disaster Management Centre (IDMC) on +61 3 9214 5146, or visit TAFE online certificate programme section to download an international student application form.


Please consult university home page

Tuition and Cost

Tuition and costs are subject to change, for details please consult university home page.

Deadline for application

Please consult university home page


  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Complex Emergency

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/1117

Last updated

21 Nov 2007

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