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PgC Interpersonal Violence and Abuse Studies

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Carlisle - Fusehill Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

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.

Course summary

We offer a stimulating and challenging environment where you can build on your existing learning experiences to advance your academic and professional development. You will gain specialised knowledge and a critical awareness of issues at the forefront of interpersonal violence and abuse studies. Teaching is done through a variety of blended learning and campus-based activities explicitly designed to meet the needs of learners working in a range of contexts.

Graduate destinations

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

Tuition fees

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£ 3,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    117th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

A number of scholarships for undergraduates to the value of 50% of tuition costs for the first year, including the International Scholarship Programme.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    74th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    116 59%

    54th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.32 86%

    6th

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