Most students embarking on this course are already employed and studying the course will strengthen their ability to carry out their work and make a difference in their chosen field. People completing the course are also well placed to undertake further academic study, to move into an academic career, or to carry out police, probation or prison service work. In addition there are an increasing number of opportunities to work within education and policy development.
What are they doing now?
Marcus Czarnecki (2010-2012) is now a Restorative Practices Champion for Vanel, and an Expert Advisor for the Ministry of Justice "The course is tremendous and brilliantly put together, well supported by very capable tutors with uncomplicated guidance, unpatronising support and no-nonsense expertise."
Lisa Marqua (2010-2012) is a Restorative Justice Facilitator in Capetown, South Africa. She set up Restore, a non-profit organisation, in the same year she graduated from the MA.
Carolyn Leary (2011-2013) is now a Training and Development Manager for CRESST Conflict Resolution Education in Sheffield.
Mandy Thompson (2009-2011) now works with Prison Fellowship, writing a course on Restorative Justice for volunteers working with prisoners. "The depth and challenge of this course proved stimulating and really enjoyable. I would advise anyone thinking of doing this Masters in Restorative Justice to go for it!"