Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Public Health (Addictions)

Developed by LJMU's Centre for Public Health, this new Master's programme enables you to share knowledge and develop skills in understanding the impact of addictions on public health. Studying shared core modules, you will: Explore the wider determinants of health and government policy; examine the evidence base of harms and risks in relation to addictions through epidemiological studies; develop research skills for a dissertation project.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in any health or social science related discipline. Equivalent professional qualifications and experience also considered.
International applicants: An IELT score of 6.5 or above or equivalent English Language qualification.

Course modules

Core modules may include: Understanding addictions; addictions (policy and interventions); public health (policy and practice); research methods; epidemiology; dissertation. Option modules may include: Violence; alcohol and tobacco contro; qualitative research; global health; health protection; work-based learning; independent specialist study.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

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