In a world where complex and dynamic emergencies are commonplace, individuals and organisations face ever-more challenging situations. Standards in the sector are high, and supporting this professionalism, employers are now demanding that emergency management practitioners are trained, qualified and accountable.
With the flexibility to study 100% on-campus, 100% online or a blend of on-campus and online, this course is designed to enable you to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to anticipate, assess, mitigate, critically analyse, prepare, plan for and successfully respond to a range of emergencies and major incidents; operating confidently in policy development, strategy implementation, and response and recovery planning and management.
- This postgraduate course has been externally reviewed by an external expert from the Civil Contingencies Secretariat (UK Cabinet Office) and meets the requirements of government and other organisations, helping to ensure that our graduates have the skills and knowledge to deal with complex and large-scale emergencies upon successful completion of the course.
- Within this course, you will explore the academic tools that enable the analysis and evaluation of emergencies, emergency management, emergency preparedness and emergency planning processes.
- The course is designed for current and future leaders and approaches the subject from both tactical and strategic perspectives, so that you can go on to devise emergency preparedness capabilities including plans and emergency plan testing and training programmes relevant to the broad range of threats and risks faced within the UK and beyond.
- There will be opportunities to take part in training and exercises through simulated emergency scenarios in our immersive Simulation Centre.