18 months
19270 USD/year
5289 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Emergency and disaster management is an exciting, challenging and rapidly evolving field. Study the Master of Emergency Management at Auckland University of Technology and develop the skills to play a leading role in this field.

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The Master of Emergency Management at  Auckland University of Technology  focuses on reducing risk to communities where possible, building community resilience, improving emergency and disaster response, and enhancing recovery processes, including the health and wellbeing of those affected. The programme is regularly reviewed to align with current research and practice, and is well suited for both New Zealand and international students.


The Master of Emergency Management programme is suitable if you are considering a career in the emergency and disaster management field or are already working in the field and would like to gain a tertiary level qualification to complement your work experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emergency and Disaster Management 
  • Business Continuity and Crisis Management 
  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Emergencies
  • Communications in Emergency and Disaster
  • Occupational Health and Safety 
  • Application of Geographic Information Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International Students: Applications will be processed up to the start of the semester depending on programme availability.




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Completed one of the following; or equivalent:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a B grade or higher in papers at a level 7 or equivalent
  • In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the requirements above, but who has an appropriate combination of academic and professional experience, may be considered for admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19270 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    5289 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5289 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$8,711
    • International: NZ$36,895


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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