PgC Interpersonal Violence and Abuse Studies

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Duration Full-time, 1 Year, Part-time, 2 Years
Start date September 2021
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If you have a background in psychology, sociology or criminology, our course is ideal for gaining greater insight into the effects of being abusive or being abused. You'll develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics pertinent to interpersonal violence and abuse. We look at the impact of abuse in different international, cultural and social contexts, and you'll have the chance to examine practice and research from theoretical perspectives. To learn more about how violence and abuse affects our lives, sign up for our programme!

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This course can lead to careers in social work, mental health contexts and the children's workforce.

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