The Institute of Health

Emergency Planning Resilience and Response

PG Cert Part-time 1 year

This course is suitable for those who are already working within emergency planning as well as those looking to embark on a career within the field.

This course is suitable for those who are already working within emergency planning as well as those looking to embark on a career within the field.

  • Institute Code W75
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  • Start Date(s) 15 October 2020
  • Award PG Cert
  • Study Mode Part-time
  • Course Length Part-time (1 year)
  • Campus Location University Telford Campus
  • School The Institute of Health

Why choose this course?

This new Masters course will provide students with an opportunity to develop knowledge in the concepts and theories for emergency planning, resilience, business continuity and disaster management.

This course is suitable for those who are already working within emergency planning as well as those looking to embark on a career within the field.

The course aims to offer a flexible approach to the subjects studied and those already working in this area will be able to develop further their knowledge skills and experience.  You will develop valuable skills in communication and strategic leadership. You will also develop a wide range of inter-personal skills for effective use in multi-agency teams. There will be opportunities to take part in exercises and training in simulated emergency settings with a wide range of professional and other Key Stakeholders and organisations involved in emergency planning.

 

 

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Course Modules

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Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £2084 per year 2019-20
Home/EU Part-time £2084 per year 2019-20
Home/EU Part-time £2550 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £4317 per year 2019-20

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

Normally candidates for this course will hold a first degree or evidence of level 6 / 7 study achieved at or above a minimum pass grade or equivalent However, candidates will be considered for the course that have experience related to the areas of study for example already working in emergency planning resilience and response.  

 

If English is not the applicant’s first language they will need to have a TOEFL score of 550 or above, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to these scores.

Accreditation of prior experience & learning (APCL) – students may apply for up to 90 credits of APCL (accreditation of prior certificated learning and/or accreditation of prior experiential learning) subject to the guidelines set out in the SH&W APL Guidelines.

Postgraduate Loans: Are available for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England. For more information on eligibility and how to apply online visit: www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Professional and Career Development Loan: The University is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number [4413]. A PCDL is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.ukwww.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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