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Emergency Management

Dublin City University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
6000 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in Emergency Management at Dublin City University is the first programme of its kind in Ireland. The programme, launched by DCU Business School, has been endorsed by the National Steering Group for Major Emergency Management, The Emergency Planning Society and Pharmachemical Ireland.

Overview

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.

Careers

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Emergency Management Theory and Practice

  • Systematic Emergency Management (Risk analysis, Preparedness, Response and Recovery)

  • Business Continuity Management

  • Leadership and Change

  • Crisis Communications

  • Issues & Trends in Emergency Management Research

  • Emergency Management Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
92
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold an honours primary degree or an equivalent professional qualification. A small number of students who do not meet the normal entry criteria may be considered for admission to the programme on the basis of their work experience and other relevant educational achievements. 
  • Selection of applicants may include an interview.
  • The programme commences with a compulsory Orientation Session, which takes place the week before the standard University commencement date.

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

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Emergency Management
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