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Postgraduate violence prevention studies 2018 - University of Auckland and AUT

November 17, 2017 at 11:36 AM

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

The University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) will both offer postgraduate violence prevention studies again in 2018.

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. 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 with a 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
Dates 2018: Wed and Thurs, Mar 14 and 15, Apr 18 and 19, May 16 and 17, 9-5pm

Domestic Violence: Challenges and Responses SOCCHFAM 700 (Semester 2) - Course Director Associate Professor Liz Beddoe
Dates 2018: 2 and 3 August, 13 and 14 September, 9am to 4pm

Each course is taught over 2-days blocks in Auckland. Further study options are available. See more information including further study in the flier: Information about Postgraduate Violence Studies 2018.

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 through a block course in March and another in August:

COMH 801 Theory and Principles of Violence and Trauma
(Semester 1 & 2, 30 pts)
COMH 802 Effective Practice in Violence and Trauma 
(Semester 2 - 15 pts)
COMH 803 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. Also see the detailed course descriptions and register your interest.

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