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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    London Metropolitan University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

More about this course

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.

Career development is a strong focus of the degree and you'll develop knowledge that will allow you to work in different areas of the addiction field. You'll also develop skills relating to the assessment, management and treatment of addiction.

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).

Assessment

The course is assessed through a variety of methods that will allow you to demonstrate your academic knowledge and gain career-ready skills.

You'll be assessed through essays, case studies, oral presentations, critical and systematic reviews, qualitative and quantitative research reports.

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University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

You'll study in the heart of the UK's capital city, home to some of the world's biggest companies and where history and culture are found around every corner.
London Met has a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
Its dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, work opportunities, family and dependants.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    105 60%

    72nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    71st

    57

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