The programme aims to develop a practical as well as theoretical base for those people who have responsibilities in the field of Emergency Risk Management. The course is designed to meet the needs and interests of a variety of client groups ranging from public bodies concerned with the protection of life and property such as local government, the police, fire, ambulance, state emergency services and community and health services to a myriad of private sector groups (e.g. the insurance industry, manufacturing industry).
The Associate Degree in Social Science (Emergency Management) is an exit-point only course within the Bachelor of Social Science (Emergency Management). The Bachelor of Social Science (Emergency Management) consists of 20 subjects. Students may exit with an Associate Degree in Social Science (Emergency Management) after the first 15 subjects are completed.
Emergency management, Social sciences, Human resource management.
University students, Emergency management professionals.
New South Wales Higher School Certificate or interstate /overseas equivalent, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL / IELTS scores), Proof of earlier work experience (if any), Internet access. For further details please visit undergraduate admission section. Preference will be given to applicants who currently have emergency management responsibilities.
Domestic students need to apply directly to the University and not through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or the Victorian Tertiary Admission Centre (VTAC). International applicants can apply through the international admissions division
Scholarships for students from commonwealth countries and other Undergraduate Scholarships available.
Tuition and costs are subject to change, for details please see finance section.
Please see university homepage.
11 Oct 2007
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