Taught course

Understanding Domestic and Sexual Violence

Institution
University of Worcester · Institute of Health and Society
Qualifications
MAPGCertPGDip

Entry requirements

Prospective students will be required to have

  • A relevant first degree gained at a 2.1 (or equivalent level) in a health related or social science discipline, or similar subject discipline; or
  • A relevant professional qualification and experience, including but not exclusively, Social Work, Police, Probation, Health and Education; or
  • Significant experience of working with victims and/or perpetrators of domestic or sexual violence over at least 12 months.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Domestic and Sexual Violence degree aims to enhance your knowledge and skills to boost your prospects for a career working with victims and/or perpetrators of domestic and sexual violence. The course promotes the important link between academic learning and real-world practice.

This postgraduate course has built on our teaching and research experience over the last decade. The course is delivered by the Centre for Violence Prevention, whose staff specialise in a range of disciplines across this sector. Our reputation in research continues to grow, and you can expect to learn from, and be supervised by, leading academics in the field.

Key features

  • Suitable for those interested in the subject of Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Aimed at those working with either victims/survivors, and/or perpetrators, adults, young people or children
  • Offered on a Part-Time and Full-Time basis
  • Delivered by classroom teaching and online learning
  • Study with peers from a diverse range of employment and cultural backgrounds

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Holly Taylor Dunn
Email
holly.taylor@worc.ac.uk
Phone
01905 54 2693