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|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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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
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090399|
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HSP101 Introduction to Emergency Management
Assessment Task 1: Written case study on governance in emergency management (1,500 words excluding references) - 40% weighting.
Assessment Task 2: Online multiple-choice quiz consisting of 30 questions based on your learnings from weeks 2 to 11 - 20% weighting.
Assessment Task 3: Written case study on policy in the context of emergency management (1,500 words excluding reference list)– 40% weighting.
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