London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Women and Child Abuse

This course provides a comprehensive grounding in theoretical frameworks, research, policy and practice approaches to woman and child abuse. Whilst the main focus is on the UK, intellectual and practical approaches from across the globe are drawn on. The course explores all forms of violence against women and child abuse, including sexual exploitation, domestic violence, sexual violence and harmful traditional practices. You will examine the area in a cross-discipline manner, addressing sociology, social policy criminology, criminal justice, gender studies and social research.

Entry requirements

You will be required to have a good honours degree in a relevant subject, and experience of developing/delivering policy or service provision in the field. A degree in an unrelated subject and lower qualifications may be acceptable if balanced by extensive relevant experience. Applicants for whom English is not their first language must demonstrate sufficient proficiency in both written and spoken English. All applicants are interviewed, but importance is also placed on the statement of application. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS.

Course modules

Year 1 modules include: Characteristics of Specialised Texts, Independent Research Project, Independent Translation Project, The Translator and the Specialised Text, The Translator and the Translation Process, Translation Tools and the Translator, Work Placement.

Assessment methods

Assessment approaches vary according to the aims of each module and how it is delivered. Examples include essays, group or individual presentations, coursework and seen examinations. A dissertation of 12,000-15,000 words is to be submitted at the end of the course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,400 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,650 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,300 per Credit (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 885 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,150 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 8,100 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Channel Islands) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,350 per Credit (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 900 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Holloway Islington N7 8DB South East

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