Coventry University program

Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Explore why we need effective strategies for preparing, responding and recovering from emergencies and disasters in today's world.

Emergency Planning and Preparedness

This program is part of the MSc Emergency Management and Resilience degree offered by Coventry University

Learn and develop effective strategies for preparing, responding and recovering from emergencies and disasters

In this program you will study a wide range of topics, from the importance of good emergency planning and preparedness, defining effective emergency preparedness, key challenges in developing robust emergency plans, ensuring effective implementation of an emergency plan and ensuring that emergency plans continue to be fit-for-purpose.

This program will help you to create a more effective emergency planning strategy from past lessons learnt. You will research case studies from around the world, comparing UK and US preparedness frameworks. The program will also help you build a better understanding of the current issues around emergency planning.

Courses

5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured a gold rating in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is the University of the Year for Student Experience 2019 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

Please note that the staff described in the 'Who will you learn with?' section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Emma Parkinson

Emma Parkinson

An Emergency Planner, specialising in crowd safety. Course Director for the MSc degrees in Emergency Management & Resilience, Disaster Management & Resilience, and Crowded Places & Public Safety.

El Parker

El Parker

Principal Lecturer in Disaster Management, 18 years experience working internationally and in the UK. Teaching and research interests in risk, resilience, climate change and community engagement

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