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Planning and Management of Natural Hazards

University of New England

Master On Campus Online
18 months
Duration
31600 AUD/year
24408 AUD/year
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About

The Planning and Management of Natural Hazards program from University of New England offers a multidisciplinary, high-level exploration of natural hazards — through coursework and your supervised dissertation — to prepare leaders in the field of hazard mitigation and disaster reduction.  

Overview

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.

Career outcomes

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
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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).
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Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31600 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    24408 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24408 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place (quotas apply) - $11,200

Funding

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