University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

Contemporary Alcohol and Drug Studies

This course involves an interaction between the drug, the individual and the environment. This programme provides a critical perspective on substance use and misuse and looks at the evidence base for policies and interventions within the area. Full-time, part-time and distance learning study is available. Study modes are supported by the virtual learning environment, Moodle. Enhance your understanding of the processes involved in people becoming substance users and problematic substance users and broaden your career options.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a Bachelors degree with Honours.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

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