Graduate Diploma of Disaster and Emergency Response

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Provides the emergency services professional with a broad understanding of the challenges associated with responding to a disaster, coordinating the scene of a major incident or disaster, and providing leadership and support to those involved.


  • 6 Units
  • 120 Credit Points


  • Disaster and emergency response

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have a Bachelor's degree in emergency response/management or a relevant health related degree such as medical science, paramedicine, nursing, health sciences, health services management, public health, emergency management, or a Graduate Certificate of Disaster and Emergency Response, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can be considered based on a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.

Study pathways

Further studies: Master of Disaster and Emergency Response

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup Domestic: $20,600
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

Related careers: Emergency manager, disaster responder, disaster coordinator, emergency responder, disaster planner, recovery officer, disaster recovery manager, disaster program manager, disaster preparedness specialist, disaster program specialist.

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