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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 Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management
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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 Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

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.

Qualification Requirements

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.

Specialisations

3. The Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management is awarded without an endorsement.

Completion Requirements

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.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

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.

Schedule for the Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management

Compulsory courses (30 credits from)

130.202 Introduction to Emergency Management15 credits

130.301 Incident Command Systems15 credits
P Any 200-level course or Graduate Status

Elective courses (90 credits from)

No more than 30 credits from

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

At least 60 credits from

131.321 Strategies for Sustainable Development15 credits

152.336 Leadership Practice15 credits
R 152.328 and 152.329

152.350 Strategic Management and Governance15 credits
P Any 200 level Management course R 152.341 and 152.365

193.304 Animal Welfare Emergency Management15 credits
P 193.204 or 130.202 or 117.2xx or 119.2xx or 112.2xx

214.301 Environmental Health Risk Management for Disasters15 credits

219.303 Organisational Communication15 credits
R 114.353

219.305 Public Relations Management15 credits
P 219.209 R 114.363

219.307 Interpersonal Communication15 credits
R 219.201,114.261,14.352

219.312 Risk and Crisis Communication15 credits

219.335 Media Law and Ethics15 credits
R 219.331

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