King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

International Programme in Addiction Studies

The emphasis in this course is on the translation of research into practice and substance abuse policy.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) or equivalent (in either medicine or psychology, or in any subject related to the addictions followed by a relevant health-related postgraduate diploma or certificate), or other qualifications and experience with demonstrable ability.

Course modules

Modules include: Addiction policy; biological basis of addiction; public health issues and approaches to addiction; treatment of addiction: critical issues; treatment of addiction: pharmacotherapies; treatment of addiction: psychosocial interventions; research methodology in addictions; research project in addictions.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on participation in non-synchronous online discussions, written assignments, and unseen examinations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Online study - 1 years

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