Graduate Certificate of Disaster Management [Available only at the beginning of year]
Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree or
Other qualifications or experience recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Interview (by invitation) for applicants without a Bachelor degree.
Available only to approved government employees in 2014/2015
For flexible delivery options, computer and internet access is required.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Must hold current Senior First Aid certificate at the time of graduation
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Disaster Management, graduates will be able to:
EV5607:03 Disasters: Policy to Practice
EV5612:03 Disaster Planning and Preparedness
EV5613:03 Disaster Response and Recovery
EV5614:03 Leadership in Disaster Management
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1 year part time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Maximum allowed Pass
Supplementary exam for
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and associated procedures.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for subjects completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 8 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT
This is a joint degree
Inclusion of majors on
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award