Working with Victims of Crime: Theory, Policy and Practice (Distance Learning)
A second-class honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject or a master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered and applicants will be asked to submit a Personal Statement outlining their relevant professional experience and related qualifications.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 7.0.
Months of entry
Most criminal justice professionals have an opportunity, at some point in the criminal justice process, to improve the experiences of victims of crime.
On this Working with Victims of Crime online short course, you'll gain an insight into the difficulties and challenges faced by victims of crime, whether they choose to report it or not. You'll also start to unpack theories around victimisation and the impact of crime, and develop skills that will enhance your professional practices and culture when working with victims of crime.
The credits from this course can contribute towards an MSc Victimology Master's degree.
On this short course you'll get:
- an understanding of the processes of victimisation and how this informs both informal and formal responses to victims of crime
- an appreciation of the impact of victimisation and an understanding of the criminal justice process from a victim perspective.
- a critical appreciation of the impact of reforms and knowledge of policies and legislation
- a critical understanding of the impact of reforms on professional cultures and practices
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- Short course
- part time3 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Admissions Team
- 023 9284 5566