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Emergency Preparedness and Management PG Cert

Emergency Preparedness and Management PG Cert

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Full time | Coventry University | 1 year | JAN

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Risk Management Rescue Services Safety Administration / Regulations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

In a world where simultaneous and dynamic emergencies are the new normal, individuals and organisations face ever more challenging situations. Standards in the sector are high but they need to be higher; employers are now demanding that emergency management practitioners are trained, qualified and accountable.

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This postgraduate certificate is for professionals working in public and emergency services, private sector or consultancy with a responsibility for assessing and managing risk, developing emergency preparedness, managing incidents, training others and designing and running emergency exercises. Our postgraduate courses have been externally reviewed by an external expert in the Civil Contingencies Secretariat (UK Cabinet Office) and meet 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.

Coventry University understands the current challenges facing our emergency management community. The course curriculum and assessment is designed and constantly refreshed, making it suitable for those who are already working within emergency planning and management as well as those looking to embark on a career within the field.

This course will provide you with the opportunity to further develop the core knowledge you need to drive forward excellence in assessing risks, planning for emergency preparedness and developing a culture of resilience within your organisation and for those you serve.

Modules

Integrated Emergency Management: Policy and Issues - Core
Emergency Planning and Preparedness - Core
Training and Exercise Design and Delivery - Core
Risk, Incident and Leadership - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

3,533

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

5,650

Entry requirements

Relevant work experience and/or a professional development qualification. A 2:2 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline. Applicants with a lower class of degree and/or professional experience only will be individually considered and will usually be interviewed prior to being offered a place on the course.

University information

Coventry University is a well-established higher education institution located in the West Midlands. As the UK’s fastest growing university, and the 6th largest overall, Coventry offers students a wide range of postgraduate courses, award-winning facilities and an extremely high standard of teaching. The main campus is in the heart of Coventry, a truly global metropolitan city with a diverse and dynamic student population. The university...more