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Master of Arts in Emergency Management

Main organization(s): Massey University


Emergency Management


This programme is designed for students who wish to broaden their knowledge in both disaster prevention and management. In its broadest sense, emergency management focuses on the organisation of communities to respond to disasters, to survive them, to rebuild social structures and infrastructure, and to sustain and preserve life.

This programme is also available as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma.

Subject areas

- Natural Hazards
- Coping with Disasters
- Emergency Management
- Advanced Occupational Safety and Health
- Hazard Management
- Special Topic in Emergency Management
- Natural Resource Planning
- Assessing Environmental Impacts: Principles and Practice
- Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities
- Psychological Research: Principles of Design
- Psychological Research: Multivariate Data Analysis

Geographical coverage



27 Feb 2012 - 30 Nov 2012

Application procedure

Enrolments open 1 October 2011.

Additional information online.

Last updated

09 Aug 2011

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  • Type University programme
  • Level Masters
  • Location(s) New Zealand (Palmerston North)
  • Language English

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