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Degree

Master of Health Practice in Violence and Trauma Studies

About the program

  • 39,100 NZD

    Tuition
  • 1.5 years

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 50 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA
  • AK3733

    Course Code
Included
Practice Project

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 27-February-2022 27-February-2022
Winter-July 17-July-2022 17-July-2022

Master of Health Practice in Violence and Trauma Studies

TStudy the AUT Master of Health Practice in Violence and Trauma Studies and explore different approaches to reduce violence in our communities and assist with healing from trauma.

The Master of Health Practice in Violence and Trauma Studies offers training for health professionals to help reduce damaging behaviour in our communities. It's designed for health professionals with at least three years of clinical experience.

This degree caters for a wide range of ‘people professionals’ - community agency workers, social workers, counsellors, group workers, psychotherapists, probation officers, refugee workers, the military, the police, 

And marae and iwi agencies, prison workers, teachers, occupational therapists, peace workers, nurses, Civil Defence, ethnic health workers, health promoters, first responder emergency services, church workers, occupational therapists, activists.

It's also suitable for those working with trauma and abuse victims family violence workers, drug and alcohol addiction, mental health, disability, and children’s safety programmes.

Key features

  • Focuses on violence and trauma in homes and communities as well as in nations
  • Open to both experienced professionals and recently graduated undergraduate students
  • Close links to the National Institute for Public Health and Mental Health Research
  • Can be tailored to your needs and interests
  • Includes a practice project in an area of your interest

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$55,504

Total costs

yearly

$9,252

Cost of living

1 person

$7,152

Accommodation

1 bed room

$39,100

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Must have completed the following or equivalent:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant graduate diploma
  • Relevant professional qualification

AND

  • At least three years of relevant professional experience

Staircasing options from the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science are also available.

Other requirements:

  • May be required to complete prerequisite courses in chosen subject area
  • May be asked to provide evidence of current professional practice
  • May be required to meet Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCA Act) and Children's Act 2014 requirements and other relevant legislation

Required documents

  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official Transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency
  • CV/Work experience (If required)

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
19
listening
22
writing
20
speaking
19
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

COVID-19 situation: additional English tests accepted for 2021 and 2022

  • IELTS Indicator
  • TOEFL Special At Home Edition

 

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirement for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

Career Opportunities

  • Community agency worker
  • Social worker
  • Counsellor
  • Psychotherapist 
  • Lecturer
  • Adviser

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