Postgraduate diploma in emergency management

Massey University
New Zealand
  • Type
    University programme
  • Level

The Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management 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.

Full or part-time by distance/online.

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


Students will successfully complete 120 credits at 700-level comprising the following:

A) Compulsory 30 credit paper below:
130.705 Emergency Management

B) 30 credits from the papers below:
130.701 Natural Hazards
130.702 Coping with Disasters

C) 60 credits from the papers below:
114.731 Advanced Occupational Safety and Health
114.773 Hazard Management
130.701 Natural Hazards
130.702 Coping with Disasters
130.799 Research Report in Emergency Management
131.701 Development and Underdevelopment
131.702 Development Management
132.735 Natural Resource Planning
132.751 Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities
144.724 Public Sector Management and Law
152.702 Advanced Strategic Management
152.707 Leading and Changing Organisations
230.703 Techniques and Methods in Evaluation Research

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