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Postgraduate qualifications in violence studies offered again in 2017

November 10, 2016 at 4:03 PM

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

The University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) will both offer postgraduate studies focusing on violence again in 2017.

Tertiary study is an opportunity to further knowledge and gain a qualification.

Courses are designed for people currently working in or considering working in the field of violence. Brief information about the courses is provided below.

University of Auckland

The University of Auckland offers a range of qualifications, beginning with a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science witha violence pathway. It consists of two 30 points courses, one taken in each semester:

Interpersonal and Family Violence POPLHLTH 769 (Semester 1) Course Coordinator Associate Professor Janet Fanslow

Domestic Violence: Challenges and Responses SOCCHFAM 700 (Semester 2) - Course Director Associate Professor Liz Beddoe

Each course taught over three, 2-days blocks in Auckland. Further study options are available. Further information is available in the course fliers:

Information about Postgraduate Violence Studies 2017 (PDF, 87 KB)

Postgraduate Violence Studies pathway 2017 (PDF, 97 KB)

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

AUT offers a range of qualifications, beginning with a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Violence and Trauma Studies. Students complete three papers:

COMH 801 Theory and Principles of Violence and Trauma
(Semester 1 & 2, 30 pts)
COMH 802 Effective Practice 
(Semester 2 - 15 pts)
COMH 803 Groups as agents of change 
(Semester 1 - 15 pts)

The course can be completed part-time or full time and is designed for distance study. Further study options are available. The Postgraduate Programme Leader for Violence and Trauma Studies is Warwick Pudney. More information about the programme is available on the AUT website.

Other tertiary education options

For more information on these and other tertiary education options, see NZFVC's Tertiary education page. For training options, see the Education and training pages.

Please note that course information does not constitute endorsement by the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse, as we are not able to review the training provided.

Category: Training