Emergency and Disaster Management

If you already work as an emergency service or disaster management professional and want to upgrade your qualifications, emergency and disaster management studies at CQUniversity will reward your career aspirations.

Our Bachelor of Emergency Service deepens your expertise and lets you specialise in public health, community safety and education, safety science and fatigue risk management, and management. If you work in emergency services and/or have a relevant VET emergency service qualification and would like to enhance your expertise it is an ideal course for you.

The Graduate Certificate in Emergency and Disaster Management draws on the interdisciplinary nature of emergency and disaster management, exploring trends, national and international approaches, plus key concepts and perspectives underpinning contemporary practice. You will study topics in crisis communication as well as disaster risk reduction with an emphasis on risks that impact upon public health.

Extend your discipline knowledge further with our Graduate Diploma of Emergency and Disaster Management. This is an ideal pathway if you have completed the graduate certificate, and want to advance your knowledge in adaptive capacity building within communities and fatigue related risk management.


There are 3 courses in total.
  • 1 years part-time
  • Level 8: Graduate Certificate
  • Online
  • Domestic and International
  • 2 years part-time
  • Level 8: Graduate Diploma
  • Online
  • Domestic and International
  • 3 years part-time
  • Level 9: Masters Degree (Coursework)
  • Online
  • Domestic and International