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Violence Studies

In this minor programme, students will become familiar with the nature and scope of violence; the ways in which it impacts public order, and the ways in which society can respond to and, ultimately, prevent violence.

Is this the right minor for you?

This English interdisciplinary minor programme seeks to attract students who have a keen interest in violence studies. The target audience consists of a broad range students enrolled and/or interested in security studies; social science fields including pedagogy, criminology, sociology, public administration, anthropology, urban studies and psychology; the medical field and public health, and also welcomes students enrolled in forensics and policing. Any foreknowledge of the issues discussed in the minor is not necessary, but students are expected to have some basic knowledge on social science approaches.

The courses of this minor are also open as s set of electives,

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