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MADynamics of Domestic Violence

University of Worcester
United Kingdom, Worcester
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This course was developed in response to the governmental White Paper ‘Safety and Justice’. It ran as a postgraduate certificate from 2005 until 2010 and was developed into an MA starting in 2011 as a result of a glowing periodic review report.

The course is delivered by an award-winning team of specialists in the field with a wealth of academic and practice experience. In 2010 the course was reviewed by an independent panel which highlighted the course leader’s inspirational leadership and expressed appreciation of the course’s transformational nature, which facilitated personal and professional development.

Course aim

The course gives students an in-depth knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse and its impact, in order to inform professional practice in line with good practice indicators and sector Occupational Standards.

Who should apply

This course is for those who currently work in the domestic violence sector (statutory agencies or voluntary organisations) and anyone who aims to do so in the future.

“An innovative, market leading, flagship programme which integrated service users, providers and practitioners in its delivery.” (ASME Report 2010)

Career opportunities

This course is aimed at professionals such as Social Workers, Police Officers, Court Welfare Officers, Magistrates, Probation Officers, Health Professionals, Housing Officers and those working in the voluntary sector, as well as university graduates seeking to embark on such professions.

Recent graduates from the course have used the qualification to:

• Secure promotions & pay increases • Become key domestic violence workers for their organisation/agency • Gain new jobs • Implement new domestic violence services in the local community • Become the first male victim worker in the local geographical area • Provide expert witness testimony in court • Won awards for services to domestic abuse
Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States