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Tertiary qualifications in violence - Semester 2

June 24, 2016 at 9:20 AM

Tertiary qualifications in violence - enrolments open, semester 2

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

The University of Auckland and Auckland University of Technology are both accepting enrolments for postgraduate studies in violence starting in semester 2, 2016.

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

This includes for people currently working in or considering working in the field of violence. 

University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is offering a postgraduate violence studies pathway for the first time in 2016. Core courses for a Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences with a violence pathway are:

POPLHLTH 769 Interpersonal and Family Violence (Semester 1, 30 points)
(Taught by Associate Professor Janet Fanslow)
SOCCHFAM 700 Domestic Violence: Challenges and Responses (Semester 2, 30 points)
(Taught by Rachel Smith, Family Violence Death Review Committee)

Each 30 point course is taught in three 2-day blocks in Auckland. Semester 2 teaching dates are in August, September and October. The course is offered as a collaboration between the School of Population Health and the School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work. Further study options are available. 

For more information, see Enrolments open for postgraduate study with violence pathway.

Auckland University of Technology

AUT offers 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. Study in is block courses in March and August 2016, plus online processes and contact. Further study options are available. The Postgraduate Programme Leader for Violence and Trauma Studies is Warwick Pudney.

For more information, see AUT offers postgraduate Violence and Trauma Studies.

Please contact the institutions for enrolment closing dates.

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

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.