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BSc (Hons) Emergency Sector Management And Interoperability

Level 6

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Key Info

Learning Area   Military & Protective Services Academy
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year
Institution Code   C78

Dates & Locations

Location   Bicton College
Start Date   21/09/2020
UCAS Code   20C8


This 1 year top up programme is unique and very distinctive in offering high level training in interoperability. In 2012 the Government formed the Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme (JESIP) to address the recommendations and findings from a number of major incident reports, which stressed the need for all the services involved in planning for and in responding to emergencies, to co-operate in a more effective manner.

The development of interoperability is pivotal so that the emergency services can respond to the increasing challenges facing the modern world. On completion of this programme you will have credible graduate level skills and knowledge, in addition to relevant work experience, enabling you to both enter into and then rapidly advance through into leadership positions within your chosen professions.

The programme content will look at the current challenges faced by the emergency services and sector in moving towards more cohesive and interoperable methods of working in an uncertain world. These include the issues around modern day terrorism, the requirements for organisational change within the emergency sector to meet these demands and to ensure greater effectiveness in joint working. People and workforce management issues will also be included in the programme content where relevant models and theories will be examined and appraised.

  What You Will Learn

Indicative Module Year 1
- Honours Project

- Counter Terrorism in the 21st Century

- Interoperability

- Risk, Threats & Health and Safety

- People & Workforce Management

  Entry Requirements

BSc (Hons) Emergency Sector Management And Interoperability

  Assessment

TBC

  Progression

Possible Progression (subject to availability)

Masters-level programmes at other institutions

Possible Careers:

Ambulance Service
Police and Fire Service
County Councils
Health and Nursing Sector
Civil Contingency
Emergency Planning Offices
Local Resilience Forums
Armed Forces
Private consultancy work
Voluntary Search and Rescue sector
RNLI
Coastguard
Mountain Rescue
Police officer
Military
Voluntary emergency sector
Prison service

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# Emergency # Emergency management # University # Cornwall # Police # Armed forces # Fire Service

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