Master of Emergency Management Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Emergency Management
Graduate Diploma of Emergency Management [Exit Point Only]
Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management [Exit Point Only]

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management GradCertEmergMgt

Graduate Diploma of Emergency Management GradDipEmergMgt

Master of Emergency Management MEmergMgt

Availability

Master of Emergency Management (1712EM)

Online - Manly

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Emergency Management

Full-time: 1.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Diploma of Emergency Management [Exit Point Only]

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management [Exit Point Only]

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Emergency Management

Applicants who wish to be considered for admission to the course will have to satisfy all of the following criteria, which will be considered the equivalent of a four-year degree:

  • the successful completion of a three-year degree in emergency management, risk management or an allied discipline area;
  • at least five years experience in an industry related to this field of study;
  • evidence of continuing professional education and development;
  • evidence of emergency management role and responsibilities within their industry, organisation or community.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Emergency Management

No special credit arrangements apply.

Note: there will be no credits granted, usually, with enrolments for this course, but each credit application will be considered on a case by case basis.

Graduate Diploma of Emergency Management [Exit Point Only]

No special arrangements

Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management [Exit Point Only]
No special credit arrangements apply. Note: there will be no credits granted, usually, with enrolments for this course, but each credit application will be considered on a case by case basis.

Articulation

The Master, Graduate Diploma [Exit Point Only] and Graduate Certificate [Exit Point Only] make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Emergency Management

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 96 points.

Graduate Diploma of Emergency Management [Exit Point Only]

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management [Exit Point Only]

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

Master of Emergency Management

Consists of four 16 point core subjects:

EMG401 Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context (16 points)
EMG402 Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management (16 points)
EMG505 Work Based Project (16 points)
EMG506 Literature Review (16 points)
and
unrestricted elective subjects totalling a maximum of 32 credit points

Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management

This is an exit point only course and consists of two 16 point core subjects:

EMG401 Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context (16 points)
EMG402 Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management (16 points)
and
unrestricted elective subjects totalling a maximum of 32 credit points

Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management

This is an exit point only course consists of one 16 point core subject:

EMG401 Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context (16 points)
or
EMG402 Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management (16 points)
and
unrestricted elective subjects totalling a maximum of 16 credit points

Enrolment Pattern

By part-time distance education study commencing study at the start of the year (Session1)

Session 1, Year 1

EMG401 Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context (16 points)

Session 2 , Year 1

16 points of Elective Subjects

Students can exit here with a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management GradCertEmergMgt.

Session 1, Year 2

16 Points of Elective Subjects

Session 2, Year 2

EMG402 Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management (16 points)

Students can exit here with a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management GradDipEmergMgt.

Session 1, Year 3

EMG505 Work Based Project (16 points)(commenced)
EMG506 Literature Review (16 points) (commenced)

Session 2, Year 3

EMG505 Work Based Project (16 points) (completed)
EMG506 Literature Review (16 points) (completed)

Students exit here with a Master of Emergency Management MEmergMgt..

By part-time distance education study Mid-Year intake (Session 2)

Students wishing to only study up to the Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management
or
Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management exit points should follow the following course structure and enrolment pattern:

Session 2, Year 1

EMG402 Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management (16 points)

Session 1, Year 2

16 points of Elective Subjects

Students can exit here with a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management GradCertEmergMgt.

Students wishing to exit with a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management should undertake the following ongoing enrolment pattern:

Session 2, Year 2

16 points of Elective Subjects

Session 1, Year 3

EMG401 Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context (16 points)

Students can exit here with a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management GradDipEmergMgt.

Students wishing to study the full Master of Emergency Management should undertake the following enrolment pattern:

Session 2, Year 1

EMG402 Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management (16 points)

Session 1, Year 2

EMG401 Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context (16 points)

Students can exit here with a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management GradCertEmergMgt.

Session 2, Year 2

16 points of Elective Subjects

Session 1, Year 3

EMG505 Work Based Project (16 points)(commenced)
EMG506 Literature Review (16 points) (commenced)

Students cannot exit at this stage with the Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management

Session 2, Year 3

EMG505 Work Based Project (16 points) (completed)
EMG506 Literature Review (16 points) (completed)

Session 1, Year 4

16 points of Elective Subjects

Students exit here with a Master of Emergency Management MEmergMgt..

By part-time distance education study end of year intake (Session 3)

Students wishing to only study up to the Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management
or
Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management exit points should follow the following course structure and enrolment pattern:

Session 3, Year 1

EMG402 Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management (16 points)

Session 1, Year 2

16 points Elective Subjects

Students can exit here with a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management GradCertEmergMgt.

Students wishing to exit with a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management should undertake the following ongoing enrolment pattern:

Session 2, Year 2

16 points Elective Subjects

Session 1, Year 3

EMG401 Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context (16 points)

Students can exit here with a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management GradDipEmergMgt

Students wishing to study the full Master of Emergency Management course should follow the following enrolment pattern:

Session 3, Year 1

EMG402 Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management (16 points)

Session 1, Year 2

EMG401 Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context (16 points)

Students can exit here with a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management GradCertEmergMgt

Session 2, Year 2

16 points Elective Subjects

Session 1, Year 3

EMG505 Work Based Project (16 points)(commenced)
EMG506 Literature Review (16 points) (commenced)

Students cannot exit at this stage with the Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management

Session 2, Year 3

EMG505 Work Based Project (16 points) (completed)
EMG506 Literature Review (16 points) (completed)

Session 1, Year 4

16 points Elective Subjects

Students exit here with a Master of Emergency Management MEmergMgt..

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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