University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Dynamics of Domestic Violence

This course is designed to situate domestic violence historically, and critically explore this complex issue by looking at theoretical perspectives of causation, examining the impact of it and analysing interventions and good practice professional responses. The ultimate aim of the courses is to support students to establish a firm knowledge and evidence base for practice which is rooted in theory, legislation policy and standards.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be required to have either: a good 1st degree; or professional qualifications in an appropriate area; or relevant practical experience. As the content of the course involves a mixture of practical and academic elements, each application will be considered on its own merits. Applicants may be invited for interview and may be required to submit a written piece of work on the reasons for wanting to study for this qualification.

Course modules

Theoretical perspectives on gender, violence and interpersonal relationships; the cost of domestic violence; recognition and response.

Assessment methods

Assessment across the modules may include: essays; reports; case studies; presentations; professional reflection; group work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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Postgraduate Admissions
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