18 months
29280 AUD/year
20000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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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.  


Designed to respond to all sectors of industry, commerce and government with an interest in asset management and asset protection, this online emergency management master's course provides a theoretical and practical foundation to instil best practice approaches 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00005F 

Applicants who wish to be considered for admission to the course will have to satisfy all of the following criteria, which will be considered the equivalent of a four-year degree:

  • the successful completion of a three-year degree in emergency management, risk management or an allied discipline area;
  • at least five years experience in an industry related to this field of study;
  • evidence of continuing professional education and development;
  • evidence of emergency management role and responsibilities within their industry, organisation or community.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29280 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    20000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 AUD per year during 18 months.


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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