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EMPH in Emergency and Disaster Management

Tel-Aviv University

M.A.
10 months
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17500 USD/year
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About

As natural and man-made disasters become more complex, there is a great need to improve the communication and coordination between the various organizations tasked with managing these disasters. We have established this unique multidisciplinary master’s program to foster expertise in managing disasters and mass-casualty events.

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Overview

This one-year English-taught program covers both theoretical and practical aspects of emergency and disaster management. Its focus is on the organizational systems that must coordinate their efforts with national and international agencies to provide aid. Students from all around the world with different cultural and academic backgrounds have the opportunity to study in Israel, a country well-known for its leadership in disaster management.

Participating students have access to some of the most renowned authorities on emergency and disaster management in our field. Our academic faculty is comprised of world experts, leaders in emergency management and bringing together a wide array of knowledge and expertise based on Israeli and international experience. The program has an extant cooperation with foreign universities including Harvard professors who teach in the program as well as guest speakers locating at the most senior officials in disaster management.

This program creates and encourages unique collaboration between academic experts and field professionals. Furthermore, we promote and facilitate international collaboration with leaders in the field throughout the world. This program aims to provide a broad and comprehensive vision and understanding of disaster management.

 

Career Success

In recent years, there has been a major increase in demand for qualified professionals in emergency and disaster management in various international aid organizations, the United Nations, hospitals and humanitarian organizations. The alumni hold positions around the globe in international security organizations, emergency management departments, NGOs, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Emergencies and Disaster                            
  • Operational , Technological and Logistical – Topics in Disasters
  • Public Policy
  • Hazards and Natural Disasters
  • Epidemiology
  • Mental Health Aspects of Emergencies and Disaster Situations 
  • Statistics            
  • On Debriefing and Organizational Learning                           
  • Leadership & Team Building
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism                               
  • Research Methods                                         
  • Introduction to CBRN     
  • Data Interpretation            
  • Risk and Crisis communication             
  • Data Interpretation                                                 
  • Projects' Management Course in Mass Disasters and Mass Casualty Events          
  • Humanitarian Affairs                                 
  • Crisis Management in Organizations                    
  • Risk and Crisis Communication Course

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 10 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission, Maximum 25 students per cohort

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

40 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
89 (required)
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

  • Copy of bachelor’s degree diploma

  • Official transcripts from all higher education institutions you have attended

  • Personal essay

  • $100 USD application fee, payable by credit card or bank transfer.

  • One passport sized photo

  • A Health Declaration (to be filled out by the applicant) and a Medical Form (to be filled out by a licensed doctor). Both forms are not mandatory while an applicant's file is marked as 'Under Review,' but are highly suggested to be sent in as soon as possible

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17500 USD per year and a duration of 10 months.
  • National

    17500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17500 USD per year and a duration of 10 months.

Funding

TAU International is committed to making education accessible to all students, regardless of their financial backgrounds. Several sources of funding are available, including need-based tuition assistance, delayed payment plans, and external and internal scholarships.

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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