This unit examines policy and governance in emergency management. Students will examine policy and governance frameworks and structures from a local, state, national and international perspective. The unit will explore the policy and governance processes, structures and frameworks that span the public, private and not-for-profit sectors using a series of case studies that have real-world applicability.
This unit is an introductory (level 1) emergency management unit focused on understanding policy and governance in the context of emergency management.
|Unit name||Emergency Management Policy and Governance|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
|Coordinator||Mr Cameron Atkinson|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Describe the basic principles of policy and governance in emergency management.
- Identify how policy and governance is applied in emergency management practice.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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|Assessment||Written case study on governance in emergency management. (40%)|Online multiple-choice quiz (20%)|Written case study on policy in the context of emergency management (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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