You will learn advanced skills for researching and responding to natural hazards, the disasters they cause, the contexts in which they occur, and methods of disaster reduction. You will build critical-thinking and problem-solving capacities through robust coursework and guided, independent research. These skills are in demand across a range of professions and will assist in future proofing your career.
Why study the Master of Planning and Management of Natural Hazards with UNE?
Gain expertise in the field of natural hazard mitigation, in Australian and international contexts, at a time when skills in disaster reduction are particularly vital. Through a comprehensive coursework program plus your supervised dissertation, you will gain practical, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to succeed as leader in the field of natural hazard mitigation.
The coursework program within the Master of Planning and Management of Natural Hazards includes four core units plus four elective units in special interest areas.
By completing the Planning and Management of Natural Hazards program from University of New England , you will be on track to being an industry leader and expert to work in:
- environmental and town planning
- urban and regional planning
- natural resource management
- emergency management
- disaster mitigation.
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- Climate Change and Future Planning
- Natural Hazards
- Uncertainty, Science and Policy-Making
- Planning Policy for Hazards
- Masters Dissertation
- Applied Research Methods
- Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
- Environmental Impact Assessment
- 18 months
- 72 months
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DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Natural Sciences Emergency & Disaster Management View 42 other Masters in Natural Sciences in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Code 080080K
A candidate shall:
- hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree from a recognised university in a related field of study, for example, Urban and Regional Planning, Geography or Environmental Science; or
- hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate in Planning and Management of Natural Hazards from UNE and attained at least a Credit point average in 24 credit points; or
- hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Diploma in Planning and Management of Natural Hazards from UNE and attained at least a Credit point average in 48 credit points.
International31600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 31600 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
National24408 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 24408 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
- Commonwealth Supported Place (quotas apply) - $11,200
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