Disaster and Emergency Management

Campus
Muyenga
Level
Postgraduate
Instructor
Credit
4 CU
Method
Lecture, Online

Background

The unit is designed to provide students with an advanced level of understanding of concepts and evolving best practice in emergency planning and management. It provides specific competency-based training in areas such as terrorism response capabilities, fundamentals of infectious diseases, emergency response planning and crisis communication.
This program offers options to pursue in-depth training in infection control, and medical and public health intelligence as well as a general track curriculum to meet the varying needs of health care and security professionals.

How you study

• Formal lectures;
• Group work;
• Case studies;
• Industrial/commercial visits; and
• Student centered learning.

Assessment

Course work/Assignments 60%
Research Proposal 40%

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