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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management
PGDipEmergMgt

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and have been awarded:

(b) or qualified for an undergraduate degree and have completed at least two years of relevant industry or professional experience, or equivalent; or

(c) or qualified for the Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management having achieved at least a B grade average, or equivalent; or

(d) the Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management having achieved at least a B grade average, or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits from the schedule to the qualification; including:

(a) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification; and

(b) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management is awarded without endorsement.

Student Progression

4. In cases of sufficient merit, the Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management may be awarded with distinction or merit.

Completion Requirements

5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

6. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Emergency Management should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management

Compulsory course (30 credits from)

130.705 Emergency Management 30 credits

Compulsory course selection (At least 30 credits from)

130.701 Natural Hazards 30 credits

130.702 Coping with Disasters 30 credits

Subject courses (60 credits from)

130.701 Natural Hazards 30 credits

130.702 Coping with Disasters 30 credits

130.706 Emergency Management in Practice 30 credits

131.701 Development and Underdevelopment 30 credits

131.702 Development Management 30 credits

132.751 Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities 30 credits

230.703 Techniques and Methods in Evaluation Research 30 credits

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