Master of Disaster and Emergency Response

Edith Cowan University ECU

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

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


  • 9 Units
  • 180 Credit Points.


  • Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Disaster Preparedness & Mitigation
  • Major Incident Management
  • Disaster Health Practice & Humanitarian Relief
  • Psychological Effects of Disaster
  • Research Proposal Preparation and Research Methods
  • plus more

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply.

Study pathways

Students interested in completing a PhD in Disaster & Emergency Response should consider the Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup Domestic: $30,730
No information available Yes No information available

Further information

Non-Standard Timetable: The course can be studied entirely online when suitable agreements have been established to provide supervision of the practical components of the course. However, if suitable supervisors and/or facilities are not available, attendance at the Joondalup Campus will be required. In the absence of clinical placement settings, on-campus intensive workshops will be provided to meet the learning outcomes of individual units.

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