Bachelor of Emergency Management

Study a Bachelor of Emergency Management with Charles Sturt University and gain the skills and confidence to coordinate emergency management activities before, during and after a crisis or disaster event. Cyclones, bushfires, floods, plane crashes, and oil spills have all shaped significant events in recent years. How these events are managed can mean the difference between life and death. If you want to make a difference in your community and see yourself responding in times of crisis and coordinating emergency management activities, this online emergency management course is for you.

Course syllabus:

  1. Introduction to Emergency Management

  2. Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

  3. Emergency Decision Making

  4. Emergency Management Plan Development

  5. Training and Exercise Development

  6. Analysis of Disaster Response

  7. Post Impact Disaster Management

  8. Foundations of Psychology for Health and Human Services

  9. Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities

  10. Communicating Environmental Data

  11. Team Management and Leadership

  12. Climate Change Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation

  13. Principles of Geographic Information systems

  14. Developing a Disaster Recovery Plan

  15. Disaster Recovery, Sustainability and Resilience

  16. Humanitarian Relief

  17. Psychology of Stress and Trauma

  18. Water Policy and Management