Charles Sturt University
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Environmental Health Officer | Emergency Services Worker
The Bachelor of Emergency Management course offered by Charles Sturt University is your ticket to a professional career in emergency operations and recovery. Encompassing the practical and theoretical facets of emergency management, this online course offers a comprehensive approach to the management of natural and technological disasters, with subjects spanning such areas as law and policing, spatial science and graphic information systems, climate change and environmental science, human resource management and more.
If you choose not to study the entire Bachelor in Emergency Management degree you may be able to complete an alternative program. This is beneficial for students who need to develop a specialisation or who prefer not to commit to the whole study period. Depending on the units studied, you can exit with an Associate Degree in Emergency Management.
To be accepted into this course, applicants must indicate their likelihood of success through:
It should be noted that preference will be given to applicants who currently have emergency management responsibilities.
In this emergency management course, the subjects you will study include:
CSU offers a range of student support services, academic learning support and skills development for all its distance education students. Studying with CSU, you will have access to your online subjects, Student Services, the CSU Library, forums and your exam results through student.csu, a personalised online portal.
You will also have entry into CSU Interact, a scholarly environment that connects students and staff online. Each subject you’re enrolled in will have its own subject site housed within CSU Interact, giving you access to learning content, tools and subject forums.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Emergency Management from Charles Sturt University.
Emergency management is a growing field with a range of opportunities nationally and internationally for those with expertise who are keen to prevent or lessen the effects of natural or human-induced disasters. Graduates can find work in a host of local, state or federal government agencies – such as police, fire, rescue and health services – in non-government humanitarian organisations, or in education.
Wondering where a career in government could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. CSU provides access to a range of scholarships and loans to help its students with the costs associated with university study.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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