Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
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
Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies not used as a basis of admission.
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