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Master of Emergency and Disaster Management

Charles Darwin University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Master of Emergency and Disaster Management

About this program

Master of Emergency and Disaster Management

The Master of Emergency and Disaster Management gives you the skills and knowledge to work as an emergency and disaster management professional.

This in-depth, highly unique program is delivered both online and on campus from Darwin, which is Australia's gateway to Indonesia and Southeast Asia. The course draws on research, insights and learnings from a geographic region that is unarguably the most prone to, and affected by, various types of disasters. The course also carries a strong focus on informed practice and research, as well as multi-sectoral approaches.

The Master of Emergency and Disaster Management is supported by nationally and internationally respected leading industry partners.
The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management are also nested within the Master’s degree course as entry and exit pathways to this program.

This course also available in Online with the study pace of full time & part time. And part time duration is 4 years

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Admission requirements

Admission criteria

Successful completion of a recognised bachelor degree or higher in a relevant field.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Tuition fee: $31,000


  • Gain the essential knowledge and skills required to lead and manage all phases of the disaster management cycle
  • Learn how to confidently apply your academic studies to practical responses
  • Learn how to apply your skills, knowledge and experience in a way that’s appropriate, collaborative and productive in the Asia Pacific region and beyond
  • Have the opportunity to tailor your course by choosing from a range of specialised electives
  • Acquire the technical, managerial and leadership skills to progress your current career or take a new professional direction
  • Be able to report on your professional experience in the academic sphere of this rapidly evolving sector

On successful completion of this course, student will awarded by Master of Emergency and Disaster Management.

Career paths

The Master of Emergency and Disaster Management complements your resume by broadening your skill set and it prepares you for management and leadership roles.

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities that focus on emergency and disaster management from prevention to recovery. Your qualifications could land you a role in health, environment, social wellbeing, humanitarian assistance and management.

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About this institute

Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a sustainable, innovative, creative and inclusive new world university located in northern Australia teaching 24,000 students from more than 69 nationalities across 11 campuses and training centres, in over 100 regional and remote locations; and...

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Why study at Charles Darwin University

High Graduate Salaries

CDU is ranked the number one Australian university for postgraduate employment outcomes.

Leader in Online Learning

CDU is a pioneer in e-learning and has been delivering courses online for almost 20 years. While you are studying online with CDU, you'll be studying with an innovative multi-sector university that is a leader in research and online study delivery.


With small class sizes, lecturers know your name and provide personalised support and advice.


You will receive support from academic staff and the dedicated International Student Support team, who will work with you throughout your studies to ensure your success.


Our main campus in Casuarina is surrounded by nature, with bike paths linking the University to the tropical surrounds, including a beautiful beach a few minutes away. Affordable public transport connects the campus to the Darwin Central Business District (CBD).

Dual-sector university is a pathway for everyone, from VET and undergraduate courses to postgraduate and higher degrees by research.

Contact info

Charles Darwin University

Ellengowan Drive
0810 Darwin

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