Specialise in Emergency Management for your Diploma in Arts at Massey Emergency management (also known as civil defence or disaster management) is an exciting and growing global profession. You’ll build knowledge in emergency management and risk management that can be applied to many fields. Massey is the only New Zealand university to offer an undergraduate emergency management qualification designed for humanities and social sciences students. Get employable skills The Diploma in Arts (Emergency Management) is an applied and practical qualification that will give you work-ready skills.
You’ll cover the core disciplinary skills and knowledge of emergency management. You’ll also study the key ideas, practices and principles of emergency and risk management. This qualification will give you a broad overview of global and local risk scenarios and issues. This will qualify you to work in a range of contexts. Learn from experts in the field This programme is delivered by the Joint Centre for Disaster Research. The centre is a leader in emergency management education. You’ll be taught by expert emergency management professionals and academics. The programme is supported by organisations including the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management. It also includes the Ministry of Health, as well as local government groups such as the Wellington Regional Emergency Management Office. Study to suit you The Diploma in Arts (Emergency Management) is available through distance and block mode offerings to fit in with your lifestyle.
Further study Massey University offers a unique suite of qualifications in emergency management at graduate level, enabling you to do additional graduate and postgraduate study in this field. A Diploma in Arts in Emergency Management is a good fit if you: have no experience in emergency management want to prepare for further study want a relevant, quality qualification that holds human and environmental wellbeing at its core.