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PG Cert Emergency Planning Resilience and Response

PG Cert Emergency Planning Resilience and Response

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Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Emergency Planning (Business) Disaster Mitigation Emergency Clinical Care

Course type


Course Summary

Why choose this course?

This new Masters course will provide students with an opportunity to develop knowledge in the concepts and theories for emergency planning, resilience, business continuity and disaster management.

This course is suitable for those who are already working within emergency planning as well as those looking to embark on a career within the field.

The course aims to offer a flexible approach to the subjects studied and those already working in this area will be able to develop further their knowledge skills and experience. You will develop valuable skills in communication and strategic leadership. You will also develop a wide range of inter-personal skills for effective use in multi-agency teams. There will be opportunities to take part in exercises and training in simulated emergency settings with a wide range of professional and other Key Stakeholders and organisations involved in emergency planning.


This module will enable you to explore the fundamental issue of communicating before, during and after emergencies, including the effective management of information and decision making. You will critically examine communication/information strategies gaining insight into some of the complex problems associated with engaging and supporting the community in resilience and recovery. The module will also allow you to develop your presentation skills and allow you to undertake an in-depth case study of an emergency incident.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

The full-time fee for 2021/22 entry is: £4650 per year and it is a guide for part time students. There might be slight increase in fee for 2022/23 entry.

Entry requirements

Normally candidates for this course will hold a first degree or evidence of level 6 / 7 study achieved at or above a minimum pass grade or equivalent However, candidates will be considered for the course that have experience related to the areas of study for example already working in emergency planning resilience and response.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more