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Emergency Management, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #287 (QS) Online
The Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management from Massey University is for students who want to broaden their knowledge of disaster prevention and management.

Overview

Careers

Our graduates normally find positions as mid-to-senior level managers within the following types of organisations:

  • Local government
  • Central Government
  • Public safety agencies
  • International humanitarian aid organisations

Accreditation

For more than 80 years, Massey University has helped shape the lives and communities of people in New Zealand and around the world. Its forward-thinking spirit, research-led teaching, and cutting-edge discoveries make Massey New Zealand’s defining university.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emergency management 
  • Natural Hazards 
  • Coping with Disasters
  • Emergency Management in Practice
  • Natural Hazards and Resilient Communities
  • Techniques and Methods in Evaluation Research
  • Natural Hazards 
  • Coping with Disasters

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Applicants must have:

  • A Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management or
  • a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management, with at least a B grade average and admission to Postgraduate Study or
  • An undergraduate degree and at least two years of relevant industry or professional experience

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29840 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6481 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6481 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Scholarships:

Massey University Masterate Scholarship

Masterate Scholarships are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University. Applicants must be enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time in a 120 credit research programme towards a Masters degree at Massey University.

Massey University Masterate Scholarship for Maori Students

Masterate Scholarships for Maori students are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University. Applicants must be enrolled or eligible to enrol full-time in a 120 credit research programme towards a Masters degree.

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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