Emergencies and crises, both national and international, continue to negatively impact our business and societies. Risks faced today are more interconnected and complex than ever before.
As a result governments, organisations and businesses are seeking new, more effective ways to prepare, respond and recover from an emergency or crises; as well as ensuring the continuity of operations during these incidents.
As part of this programme, you will explore the principles of emergency management and gain a firm grounding in both international theory and current practice. The programme will also provide you with a deep understanding of emergencies, risks, and crisis not only focusing on the response phase, but preparedness, mitigation and recovery.
This MSc in Emergency Management at Dublin City University will allow you to keep up-to-date with current, relevant developments in emergency management from both a national and international perceptive. You will be taught how to engage in research, evaluate information critically, and apply theories and models, in order to enhance your knowledge and advance your career.
Why do this course?
The MSc in Emergency Management programme is informed by the findings of international research, including our own academic, industry and government work.
Delivered by block release over two consecutive days per month, over two years
The Programme has been endorsed by the National Directorate for Fire & Emergency and Crisis Management.
Staff and participants bring considerable professional expertise to the programme, thus allowing for interesting class discussion and peer learning.
DCU Business School is accredited by AACSB, a standard reached by only 5% of business schools worldwide reflecting its established international reputation for high quality graduates.
The field of emergency management offers a wide variety of career routes, depending on your specific interests. With this masters qualification emergency management it is possible to find work in both the public and private sectors. Our models are not only designed for enhancing your ability in emergency management, but are as well mapped to the Irish Public Appointments criteria regarding core business capabilities.
With a relevant qualification, it is possible to move into: local government; pharmaceutical firms; transport companies and businesses in the energy and security fields; international relief work; consultancy; and much more. You will also have the opportunity to develop valuable links with key persons working in emergency management and other relevant professional associations.
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Emergency Management Theory and Practice
Systematic Emergency Management (Risk analysis, Preparedness, Response and Recovery)
Business Continuity Management
Leadership and Change
Issues & Trends in Emergency Management Research
Emergency Management Dissertation
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesManagement Studies Emergency & Disaster Management View 105 other Masters in Management Studies in Ireland
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- A 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant discipline, or equivalent professional qualification and at least 3 year’s relevant work experience (relevant experience includes working in the PRAs, the Defence Forces, or in a risk, crisis, emergency or general management role).
- Applicants who have achieved a 2.2 Honours degree may still obtain a place. This will depend on availability of places and on obtaining high grades in relevant modules on their undergraduate programme.
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International14500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA6650 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6650 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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