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Disaster and Emergency Response, Graduate Diploma

Edith Cowan University Online (ECU), Australia . Cricos: 00279B

Edith Cowan University Online (ECU)

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About Disaster and Emergency Response, Graduate Diploma - at Edith Cowan University Online (ECU)

This unique course has been designed for multi-disciplinary professionals who are involved in the overall management of, and response to disasters.

This includes people currently working in areas like emergency services, healthcare services, military, NGO's, volunteer groups, disaster response agencies or emergency telecommunications.

The course is the shortest of its kind in Australia and is available entirely online. It thoroughly explores disaster preparedness, mitigation, and response. You'll also study the psychological effects of disaster and be introduced to the concepts of disaster health and humanitarian aid while considering the challenges associated with international disaster deployments.

Each week you'll benefit from the expertise of renowned national and international guest speakers through interview-style podcasts.

Speakers have included professionals from organisations such as the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, the Australian Institute of Disaster Resilience and the International Committee of the Red Cross. As well as speakers who survived terrorist attacks like the London and Bali bombings and 9/11.

Notes about fees for this course

To find out what the cost of this course will be, please use the tuition fees calculator on the institution website.

Entry requirements

If you have a Bachelors degree or equivalent, or you can show that you have at least 5 years professional experience that's relevant to an ECU course, you can apply for entry to a Masters by coursework or a Masters by research degree.

Please note that visa restrictions may apply.

Check the minimum English Competency requirements.

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