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PRL8009 Disaster Communication

Short Description: Disaster Communication
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 080509 - Public Relations
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access for this course.


This course will prepare students for working in a disaster management environment in their own country, and international disaster management principles. Students examine the history of disaster management and the practical application of disaster communication theory. They also investigate disaster management arrangements, the disaster management environment, and leadership in disaster, and examine the role of the communication team in each of these aspects. Students also analyse and apply communication techniques, skills and processes that are unique to disaster communication.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 Online
Date printed 12 February 2021