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Addictions MSc

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Our Addictions course provides postgraduate education in addictions, with a particular emphasis on recent biological, psychological and socio-environmental advances in the conceptualisation of drug use and addiction and its effective prevention. Your theoretical understanding of the subject will be positioned within the context of policy development, focusing on facilitating the transfer of knowledge and skills to the workplace.

Key benefits

  • Provides advanced graduate education in the field of addictive behaviours, concentrating on supporting students to embark on further higher study or to translate their learning into their workplace.
  • Provides students with access to the expertise of leading addictions researchers and senior clinicians.
  • A broad range of modules covering science, practice, policy and management in the addictions.

I enjoyed my time at the IoPPN. The site/grounds are lovely. I enjoyed having a small class of people and being surrounded by driven, curious, intellectual people. The course was well taught and I found the material interesting.

Marianne , Past Student, Healthcare Assistant at a Priory rehabilitation hospital for addiction treatment and eating disorder treatment

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Employability

Our graduates follow a variety of careers, including clinical specialist/director, positions in local or national organisations requiring understanding of policies and dissemination at local, state, national and/or international level, manager of addictions services, drug worker, substance misuse nurse specialist, psychology assistant, research assistant, or undertake further study, such as PhD or theDoctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • The Priory Hospital
  • High View Care Services
  • Lifeline Project
  • Clinical Commissioning Group

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Employability

Our graduates follow a variety of careers, including clinical specialist/director, positions in local or national organisations requiring understanding of policies and dissemination at local, state, national and/or international level, manager of addictions services, drug worker, substance misuse nurse specialist, psychology assistant, research assistant, or undertake further study, such as PhD or theDoctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • The Priory Hospital
  • High View Care Services
  • Lifeline Project
  • Clinical Commissioning Group

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