Taught course

Management of Passenger Transport Emergency Incidents

University of Wolverhampton · Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

A first degree or level 6 / 7 study achieved at or above a minimum pass grade or equivalent. If English is not the your first language you need to have a TOEFL score of 550 or above, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to these scores. You should have experience of working in emergency planning settings or have had previous employment in this area. Accreditation of prior experience & learning (APCL): You can apply for up to 30 credits of APCL, subject to the guidelines set out in our APL Guidelines.

Months of entry


Course content

The PGCert Management of Passenger Transport Emergency Incidents has been designed for people working in the transport sector, emergency services and local authorities, or those seeking careers in these areas, and will be delivered by the University of Wolverhampton’s School of Health and Wellbeing.

Successful completion of the award provides a solid foundation for you to progress to an MSc Emergency Planning Resilience and response

1)You will examine and critically analyse existing emergency incident plans and procedures within the public transport sector and will examine the legal, commercial and social requirements associated with passenger transport providers having plans in place.

2) You will engage in a process of scholarship and research that will include exploring the role of managers, staff, stakeholders, the emergency services and other responding organisations and identify the criticality of briefing and training associated with such plans.

3) You will complete a number of self-study projects in the subject area which will include case study reviews into previous incidents specifically identifying cause and effect, response and business impact, lessons learned and acceptance, rejection and implementation of recommendations. Upon completion students will be able to write incident management plans and objectively and critically review those already in existence.

Information for international students

TOEFL 550; IELTS 6.0; or equivalent English proficiency. Visit: www.wlv.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months
full time
6 months

Course contact details

Please see contact details below
0800 953 3222