Course details

Master of Disaster Management
NZQF Level 9

About the course

MDisMgt graduates will have a unique blend of understanding that emphasises imaginative thinking as well as sound knowledge and technical skills. Development across a wide variety of subject areas will ensure that they can apply the desired knowledge and skills in a range of complex disaster situations. In addition to core disaster management knowledge, a number of subject areas will extend the development of disaster management professionals with a holistic, yet balanced mix of disaster management related content.

About the provider

Since its founding in 1883, the University of Auckland has grown to become New Zealand's flagship, research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, its research, and its service to local, national and international communities.

The university has more than 40,000 students of whom 11,000 are postgraduate and 6,000 are international. The University of Auckland's research programmes range across all disciplines and are world leaders in such fields as cancer drug development, inductive (wireless) power transfer and computational physiology.

As the university looks to the future one thing is certain - knowledge will be a key resource and will be highly sought-after within New Zealand and around the world. The university's challenge is to help to generate ideas that will benefit society, and to educate and train people to work in fields where they will be valued both for their specialised knowledge, and for their ability to research, communicate and solve problems.