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Addiction and Mental Health MSc (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
London
English
Virtual open day
3/10/2021
Virtual open day
3/31/2021
Virtual open day
6/4/2021
Virtual open day
6/15/2021

Program description

Addiction and Mental Health MSc (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Our Addiction and Mental Health MSc degree adopts a multidisciplinary approach to addiction studies within a mental health context. You'll consider theoretical and practical issues relating to the main factors influencing addiction from biological, social, cultural and psychological perspectives. The knowledge and skills you'll gain during the course will allow you to pursue or advance your career in the fields of addiction and mental health issues.

This course will equip you with an up-to-date knowledge of addiction within a mental health context, as it addresses addiction from psychological, physiological, political and legal points of view. It also provides a strong scientific basis and teaches critical analysis of policy and law from an evidence-based perspective. The role of research is continually emphasised and you'll become an active participant in the creation of knowledge.

Admission requirements

You will be required to have:

  • A minimum of a lower second-class (2.2) honours degree in social sciences, health, education or human sciences.

Graduates from other disciplines who have extensive relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis.

To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Tier 4 student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Addiction Psychology
  • Law, Policy and Ethics
  • Neuroscience of Addiction and Pharmacotherapy
  • Psychopathology
  • Research Design and Analysis for Psychology
  • Research Project
  • Treatment Interventions

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £8,950 per year
  • International students: £13,250 per year

Qualification

You'll be taught by practitioners, researchers and scholars in the addiction and mental health fields and be encouraged to become a member of the Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA).

Career opportunities

The Addiction and Mental Health MSc will provide you with opportunities to enter or progress within a diverse range of occupations, including psychology, social work and police services.

The course will also allow you to pursue further study in clinical psychology and related disciplines.

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About this institute

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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