12 months
13500 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Emergency Management in High Hazard Industries course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is designed for professionals, emergency managers and planners who have responsibility for preparing for and responding to emergencies.

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You’ll have access to our Hydra Minerva Suite, a state-of-the-art simulation facility which allows you to experience command centre management of major incidents. Everything from plane crashes to the search for a missing child can be authentically recreated, enabling you to gain critical decision-making skills.

Why study with us

Get hands-on experience of managing a crisis with our Hydra Minerva Suite, a state-of-the-art facility which simulates an emergency command centre.

This is a flexible Emergency Management in High Hazard Industries course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) which you can study full-time or part-time. So if you are a current emergency management professional, you can combine your work role with this professional development opportunity.

Ideal for professionals who will be called on to respond to emergencies at Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) sites, nuclear sites, airports, utilities companies, etc.

Future careers

This course will prepare you to deal effectively with major emergencies and life-threatening situations.

It’s an ideal professional development opportunity if you have responsibility for developing emergency response strategies and business continuity plans.

This course is particularly suited to senior professionals working in high hazard environments (such as oil refineries, power stations, ports and airports) and those working for the police, fire service, health service or military who will be called upon to take control in the event of a major incident.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emergency Response
  • Masters Project
  • Recovery from Emergencies and Disruptions
  • Emergency Management Skills
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Command, Control and Coordination
  • Psychological Aspects of Emergencies
  • Environmental Management within Organisations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree with appropriate professional experience or equivalent
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £785  per 20 credits (UK/EU)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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