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These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.
1. Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management requires that the candidate will:
(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and
(b) have been awarded or qualified for the award of a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, or another approved qualification; and
(c) have completed at least one year of emergency management-related experience.
2. Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:
(a) at least 75 credits at 300 level;
(b) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification; and including:
(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
3. The Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management is awarded without an endorsement.
4. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.
5. 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 Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.
6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.
7. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates who have completed at least 15 credits towards a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management, prior to 1 January 2018 may be permitted to substitute a course or courses already completed for a course or courses at the same level included in the Schedule to the Diploma. These transition arrangements expire 31 December 2020.
130.202 Introduction to Emergency Management15 credits
130.301 Incident Command Systems15 credits
P Any 200-level course or Graduate Status
130.203 Disaster Risk Management15 credits
132.221 Planning Studies15 credits
152.252 Project Management15 credits
175.201 Social Psychology15 credits
251.271 Occupational Health and Safety I15 credits
251.272 Occupational Health and Safety II15 credits
131.321 Strategies for Sustainable Development15 credits
214.301 Environmental Health Risk Management for Disasters15 credits
219.312 Risk and Crisis Communication15 credits
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Last updated on Friday 20 September 2019