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Health Practice - Violence and Trauma Studies

18 months
24457 USD/year
5602 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Health Practice - Violence and Trauma Studies from Auckland University of Technology explores different approaches to reduce violence in our communities and assist with healing from trauma.


Health Practice - Violence and Trauma Studies from Auckland University of Technology 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, 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Principles of Violence and Trauma 
  • Effective Practice in Violence and Trauma 
  • Trauma Informed Practice and Psychosocial Interventions
  • Health Professional Practice 
  • Practice Reality 
  • Critical Enquiry for Evidence Based Practice 
  • Integrative Research 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International applications will be processed up to the start of the semester depending on availability.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant graduate diploma
  • Relevant professional qualification
  • At least three years of relevant professional experience
  • 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
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with no band less than 6.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24457 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24457 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    5602 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5602 USD per year during 18 months.
  • Domestic: 8,807 NZD per year 
  • International: 38,002 NZD per year


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