|Location||United Kingdom, Worcester|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
As the content of the course involves a mixture of practical and academic elements, each application will be considered on its own merits. Applicants will be invited for interview and will be required to submit a written piece of work on the reasons for wanting to study for this qualification.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations. Take originals along when you go study.
IELTS 6.5 with no elements lower than 6.0
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
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.
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)
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