This programme is delivered entirely online and operated by three of the top research institutions in addictions: Institute of Psychiatry; Virginia Commonwealth University; University of Adelaide. Unique amongst Master�s programmes offered in the UK, the emphasis is on translation of research into practice and substance abuse policy.
Apply via Virginia Commonwealth University http://www.vcu.edu/idas/IPAS/index.html
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- An international online programme jointly offered by the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London (UK), Virginia Commonwealth University (USA) and the University of Adelaide (Australia).
- Provides students with access to the facilities and expertise of three of the top international research institutions in the field of Addictions.
- Unique focus on addictions policy, programme development and evaluation.
Dr Kyle Dyer
Jointly awarded by King's College London and University of Adelaide, Australia and Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond USA
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, August to August.
Online, with access to facilities at King's, University of Adelaide and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Students follow a variety of careers e.g. clinical specialist/director, positions in local/national organisations requiring understanding of policies dissemination at local/state/national/international level, manager of addictions services, drug worker, substance misuse nurse specialist, psychology assistant, research assistant, or further study e.g. PhD or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Programme.
Year of entry 2013