Master of Emergency Management

Emergency and disaster management is an exciting, challenging and rapidly evolving field. Study the Master of Emergency Management and develop the skills to play a leading role in this field.

The degree focuses on reducing risk to communities where possible, building community resilience, improving emergency and disaster response, and enhancing recovery processes, including health and wellbeing. The programme is regularly reviewed to align with current research and practice, and is well suited for both New Zealand and international students.

The Master of Emergency Management programme is suitable if you want a career in the emergency and disaster management field or are already working in the field and would like to gain a tertiary level qualification to complement your work experience.

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

Minimum entry requirements

Completed one of the following; or equivalent:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a B grade or higher in papers at a level 7 or equivalent
  • In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the requirements above, but who has an appropriate combination of academic and professional experience, may be considered for admission

Other requirements

  • Submit evidence of ability to study at postgraduate level in this field
  • Provide evidence of current professional practice
  • May be required to complete relevant prerequisite papers as specified by the Board of Studies

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with no band less than 6.0
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3930
Level:
9
Points:
180
Duration:
1.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
South Campus
Starts:

16 Jul 2018

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.
  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.