Master of Emergency and Disaster Management

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

The program provides a comprehensive package that enhances the capacity of students to use that knowledge appropriately, collaboratively and productively in this vulnerable region and other parts of the world. It creates a solid foundation that enables students to translate academic developments into practical responses and translates professional experience into the academic sphere of this rapidly evolving sector.

Course Fee:

Australian: $42,064
International: $49,200

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or equivalent; or a Graduate Certificate; or Graduate Diploma or equivalent in a relevant field; Police check; Ochre Card; Vaccinations may be required


This 160 credit point course requires: 8 core coursework units (100cp) comprising 6 theory units and a 40cp research project and 6 specialist electives (60cp) comprising 2 research methodology and 4 specialist units selected from disciplines such as Health, Engineering, Management, Environment or Indigenous Knowledges. Specialist units can also be taken externally if approved by the Course Coordinator.

Subjects you can Study:

Engineering; Environment; Health; Indigenous knowledges; Management

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Management Consultant,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info Yes Part time 4 years
Casuarina No info Yes Full time 2 years
Casuarina No info Yes Online
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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