Master of Emergency and Disaster Management

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

The program provides a comprehensive package that enhances the capacity of students to use that knowledge appropriately, collaboratively and productively in this vulnerable region and other parts of the world. It creates a solid foundation that enables students to translate academic developments into practical responses and translates professional experience into the academic sphere of this rapidly evolving sector.


This 160 credit point course requires: 8 core coursework units (100cp) comprising 6 theory units and a 40cp research project and 6 specialist electives (60cp) comprising 2 research methodology and 4 specialist units selected from disciplines such as Health, Engineering, Management, Environment or Indigenous Knowledges. Specialist units can also be taken externally if approved by the Course Coordinator.


  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Indigenous knowledges
  • Management

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Or a Graduate Certificate
  • Or Graduate Diploma or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Police check
  • Ochre Card
  • Vaccinations may be required

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Casuarina Domestic: $42,064
International: $49,200
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