Full time: 1 year; Part time: 2 years
Campus, Full-time and Part-time
January and September 2020
MSc Emergency Management in High Hazard Industries is for professionals, emergency managers and planners who have the responsibility for preparing and responding to emergencies in the nuclear, petrochemical, oil refinery, pipeline, ports and aviation industries. The course will also appeal to professionals in the government services (Police, Fire, Military, Health) who have identified high hazard sites impacting their area. It will also advantage Emergency Management graduates to increase their skills, knowledge and employability in this developing field.
The course is designed to meet the requirements of government and commercial organisations ensuring graduates have the skills and knowledge to deal with large scale emergencies and deliver business continuity and service. Its flexibility allows full-time students to expand their knowledge base, whilst the part-time route allows those already in Emergency Management to support their practical knowledge with academic rigour. It will enhance your career prospects by developing your technical expertise suitable for emergency planners and those responding to emergencies at COMAH sites, nuclear sites, airports, and utilities companies.
The number and consequences of disasters are increasing and public – and private-sector agencies are taking greater precautions to mitigate or prevent the effects. Employers are now looking for emergency management professionals who are suitably trained and qualified. This programme will cover the procedures, techniques and forms of organisation used in managing disasters, crisis situations and major incidents. It will address leadership and problem-solving skills and enable students to gain familiarity with the environments, protocols and relationships involved in modern emergency management. The course will develop management processes to be used in real emergency situations, including the ability to anticipate unexpected developments.
2:2 Degree or it's international equivalent. Professional qualification deemed to be honours degree 2:2 equivalent will also be considered.
MBA University of Northumbria, Member of Business Continuity Institute, Fellow of Emergency Planning Society, Former President of Emergency Planning Society, Former Chief Emergency Planning Officer County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service. British Standards Institute Qualified Lead Auditor for Business Continuity Management
MSc Nuclear Decommissioning, Lancaster University, Engineering Business Management, Warwick University, Icheme – Oil and Gas Process Safety, Safety, Security and Emergency Management Site Manager – Sellafield Ltd
Dr Karl S Williams
Director of Centre for Waste Management. Post graduate certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) Brighton University Master of Technology (MTech) Brunel University
PhD University of Leeds BEng (Hons) in Materials Science and Engineering University of Leeds, Chartered Engineer: Engineering Council (CEng) Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (MIMMM) Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental; Management and Assessment (AMIEMA) Member of Chartered Institution of Waste Management MCIWM and Chartered Waste Manager Fellow of Higher Education Academy FHEA Accreditation as a teacher in Higher Education (SEEDA)
Dr Sarita Jane Robinson
Ph.D. in Psychology: University of Lancaster, MSc. in Psychology: University of Manchester:
BSc. Hons Psychology with Globalisation Studies: University of Lancaster. Fellow, Higher Education Academy, Founding Fellow, Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management. Chartered Member, British Psychological Society.
BSc (Hons), Sociology and Technology, Open University, Master of the City and Guilds Institute of London, MCGI, Command Studies Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Lancashire Fire Service, varied postings including two years at the Home Office HM Fire Service Inspectorate and three years teaching command and Leadership at the Fire Service College, Moreton-in-Marsh
Students will undertake a range of assessment methods, including presentations, essays, a work-related project and conducting emergency exercises in our state-of-the-art Hydra Minerva Suite.
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Full-time: £6,700 per year (UK/EU)
Part-time: £1,000 per 20 credit module (first 6 modules) (UK/EU)
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