Courses & Units

Introduction to Emergency Management HSP101

Hobart

Note:

This unit does not commence until week 3 of semester 1 2017, 13th March 2017. Enrolments will be taken up until that time.

Introduction

This unit will provide an introduction to emergency management. It provides knowledge about histories, theories, and ways of governing emergency management situations. Students will engage with local, national, and international case studies of emergency management to learn about the lessons that emerge from these contexts.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Emergency Management
Unit code HSP101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator Dr Angela Dwyer
Teaching staff

Dr Angela Dwyer (Unit Coordinator), other profile and casual staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Learning Outcomes

1. knowledge and understanding of contemporary emergency management practice in Australia and internationally


2. introductory knowledge about emergency management practices and skills to demonstrate an understanding of challenges faced by managing emergencies in the 21st Century

3. introductory skills with critically thinking about and discussing the problems in a case study of emergency management

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 091105

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Blended learning modes: 10 x 2 hour face to face lectures; recording of face to face lectures available to all off campus students

Assessment

Two multiple choice online quizzes with 20 questions each (40 questions total for both quizzes;

Quiz one due date Friday end of week 7
Quiz two due date Friday end of week 13
40% summative; Reflective case study (1500 words, excluding reference list; due date Friday end of week 12) 
40% formative and summative; Discussion forum participation (one post of 200 words maximum every week for 12 weeks; due date Friday end of week 14) 20% formative and summative
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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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