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Emergency Management and Resilience Centre

Where theory, practice and innovation combine

The Emergency Management & Resilience Centre offers specialist courses in emergency planning, resilience and disaster management. With teaching delivered through workshops, lecturers and discussions, the courses tackle the multi-agency needs of preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies in a rapid, collaborative and effectively manner.

Ideal for those looking for career advancement, seeking to move into an emergency planning, business continuity or disaster management career, or wishing to pursue an academic or research-oriented position, these courses can enhance your professional credibility and employability; will develop your personal and professional practice; and provide you with knowledge and understanding of essential concepts, up-to-date research and evolving practice in emergency planning, resilience and disaster management both within the UK and internationally.

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"This MSc course gave me a good insight into the theory and broad breadth of research within emergency management. Building on this were the tools and understanding to apply that learning into real-life examples."


Melvin Hartley, Safety and Resilience Manager Eastleigh Borough Council

"The MSc in Emergency Planning, Response and Resilience has completely altered the way I think about emergency planning and my role within the local authority."


Katie Fisher, City of York Council Emergency Planning Manager

"A positive experience that has not only increased my knowledge and expertise of the subject, but has opened doors for further academic achievement and career opportunities."


Louise Brierley, West Midlands Ambulance Service

"I found this course to be invaluable, improving my ability to manage and prepare for emergency situations, particularly within the dynamic military environment."


Mark Stent, Royal Navy