This course examines the impacts on the built environment of natural and human initiated disasters. This is done through the context of investigating the consequences and activities during the short, medium and long-term periods after the occurrence of a disaster. The role of the construction in supporting post disaster reconstruction and making the built environment resilient will be explored.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2021
- Semester 1 - 2021
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Understand the theory and practice of emergency management
2. Apply post-disaster project management principles and practices
3. Apply post-disaster mitigation and sustainable re-development measures
4. Present written and visual concepts and ideas.
- Overview of emergency or disaster situations and the consequences in the built environment.
- Existing theories and practices in disaster management.
- Existing bodies that manage disaster situations.
- The principles and process of post disaster reconstruction project management, including planning, organising, staffing and controlling a - project management team.
- Stakeholder, knowledge management, communications management.
- Mitigation thorough community consultation and engagement.
- Sustainable economic, social and cultural redevelopment of the affected communities.
- Ethics and social responsibility of redevelopment
This course replaces ARBE4321. If you have successfully completed ARBE4321 you cannot enrol in this course.
Report: Professional Report
Proposal / Plan: Project Plan
Written Assignment: Disaster Scenario
Journal: Online Journal
Callaghan and Online
Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks
Distance learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.