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Emergency Management

Charles Sturt University

18 months
22400 AUD/year
16800 AUD/year
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Establish yourself as a specialist in 21st-century emergency management. Available online, the Emergency Management program from Charles Sturt University provides advanced knowledge and skills for professionals on a leadership trajectory or those seeking a qualification to complement their experience.

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A Emergency Management program from Charles Sturt University gives you the opportunity to hone your professional expertise through a far-reaching examination of contemporary emergency risk management practices.

  • Comprehensive program

You'll investigate and analyse contemporary emergency management practices in work environments and undertake assessments relevant to your workplace or industry. You'll perform critical analyses of emergency management practice, undertake literature reviews, and gather and analyse data.

  • Convenient online study

Online delivery of our emergency management course gives you the freedom to choose when and where you complete your degree. Subject to university approval, you can also fast-track or slow down your study program to fit in with your other commitments.

  • Industry relevance

To ensure you gain the latest knowledge and skills, Charles Sturt develops and reviews course content in collaboration with emergency management agencies, regulators, universities, research bodies, private industry and emergency services providers throughout Australia.

  • Global standing

Established in 1993, our Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSPS) is an international leader in emergency management, law enforcement and security education. Academics bring a wealth of practical, operational, policy and strategic experience to their teaching roles.

Career opportunities

Few professions demand the depth and breadth of professional standards and capabilities required in emergency management. As a graduate of the Master of Emergency Management program, you'll possess a level of expertise that is highly valued by employers nationwide. This qualification provides professional development and may aid with career advancement or promotion. You could pursue senior and executive roles in statutory emergency services, community and health services, the military or government.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context 
  • Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management 
  • Work-Based Project 
  • Literature Review 
  • Operational Command
  • Risk Management in the Emergency Management Context 
  • Contemporary Practice in Emergency Management 
  • Operational Command 


Study online with Charles Sturt University when it suits you, from anywhere in the world, and get qualified to make your next career move.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits



  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22400 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    16800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16800 AUD per year during 18 months.


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