Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Men's Behaviour Change

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

The Graduate Certificate in Facilitating Men's Behaviour Change will enable students to develop specialised knowledge and skills to respond to domestic and family violence through working with perpetrators. Students will learn about frameworks and theories which support good practice, and strategies to work with men who have used violence within their families. The course will explore the impact of culture and concepts of masculinity and how these influence behaviour. Students will gain an understanding of the broader service system which responds to families affected by domestic violence, ethics to guide practice, and how policy and legislation apply to this field.


4 units (24 credit points)


  • Facilitating men's behaviour change

Standard entry requirements

Eligible applicants will be required to have a bachelor degree or a combination of alternative admission criteria deemed to be equivalent. Bachelor degrees that may provide the prerequisite study content include, but are not limited to, the following degrees: social sciences, justice and legal studies, nursing/midwifery and health sciences. Alternative admission criteria may include formal learning undertaken for sub-degree qualifications and non-formal learning through courses provided by recognised professional bodies and employers.

Study pathways

Students may choose to continue to study towards a Graduate Diploma in Domestic and Family Violence Practice or Master of Domestic and Family Violence Practice.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Online Study
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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