University of New England UNE

Graduate Certificate in Planning and Management of Natural Hazards

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

This program takes a multidisciplinary approach to looking at natural hazards and how society can build resilience in the face of natural hazards. It will build from a broad knowledge of natural hazard situations towards questions of policy development in the field of hazard mitigation. The program covers the following topic areas: environmental factors that combine to produce natural hazards; the ecological, social and economic consequences of natural hazards and disasters; methods relevant to studying aspects of natural hazards and disasters; mitigation strategies and associated opportunities for policy development; future trends in planning for and managing natural hazards.


24 credit points (equivalent to 4 standard units) comprising core units to be completed part time.


  • Planning and management of natural hazards

Standard entry requirements

  • Relevant AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a related field of study
  • Meet English Language Requirements

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies not used as a basis of admission.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UNE Armidale (main campus) Domestic: $24,408
International: $28,216

Fee comments

Campuses: UNE Armidale (main campus).

Note that this course is offered to international students by offshore external study only. CSP quotas apply.

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