Provides an internationally recognised vocational qualification with an integrated, multidisciplinary teaching approach to misuse of, and dependence on, alcohol, nicotine and other drugs.
For candidates with a medical, nursing, psychology or psychiatric background who have an interest in the substance misuse field.
MSc Clinical & Public Health Aspects of Addiction
- An internationally recognised vocational qualification.
- An integrated, multidisciplinary teaching approach to misuse of and dependence upon alcohol, nicotine and other drugs.
- Aims to improve understanding of addiction to drugs, alcohol and tobacco and to develop more effective preventative and treatment interventions.
Enables students to develop the skills needed to provide treatment for misuse and dependence, organise treatment services, perform high-quality health service related research, train other professionals and to act as a health advocate.
Programme format and assessment
Academic seminars; small group teaching; journal club; clinical teaching skills seminars; individual/clinical placements; clinical oral examination; unseen written exams; six coursework assignments and a dissertation.