This Unit of Study is a stand alone programme that focuses on the causes and consequences of crises and disasters, as well as the strengths and weakness of different public policy responses to managing these extra-ordinary phenomena. Teaching and learning is via a combination of lectures, seminars, role play workshops and video case studies and will be undertaken in the second semester of the master / diploma. The unit can be selected under different masters (Commerce, Business, International Studies, public Affairs, public policies) and diploma (international studies, public affairs, public policy) programs. For details of the program majors please see the course home page.
Crisis management, Disaster management, Public management.
University students, Emergency management professionals
Admissions requirements vary from program to program, but in general entry into a Masters degree generally requires an Australian Bachelors degree (or an equivalent qualification) with a minimum credit (65%) average. Admission into a graduate diploma usually requires the completion of a bachelor's degree at a satisfactory standard in any field from a recognised institution and for the applicant to have at least 3 years work experience. International students can see the specific admission requirements. Applicants are required to provide proof of English proficiency, if the first language is not English.
Faculty offers 50 student exchange travel scholarships worth USD 2000 each. Please see application form and other sources of funding.
Tuition and costs depend on the major subject of study / program.
31 October 2007 for international applicants, 30 November 2007 for domestic applicants.
09 Oct 2007
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