M.Sc. On Campus

Therapeutic Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drugs

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

12 months
10000 EUR/year
5750 EUR/year
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Our Master of Science in Therapeutic Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drugs at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology aims to provide those working in the areas of Nursing, Health and Social Care to effectively deal with drugs and alcohol issues.

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The Therapeutic Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drugs programme at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology will enhance your abilities in the field by extending theoretical knowledge and practical skills to alleviate these issues.

The course is mindful of the diverse professional backgrounds of participants and will provide you with the specialist skills and opportunity to enhance your knowledge base, employment and career prospects whatever your specialist field.


  • The programme plays a key role in empowering a workforce to respond to and provide systemic alcohol and other drug interventions within a four-tier model of treatment and care.
  • Typical careers include becoming a Senior Support Worker and Therapeutic Intervention Specialist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Theoretical Foundations in Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • Children and Families: Hidden Harm
  • Alcohol, Drugs and Mental Health: Recovery Approaches
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Use: Interventions Practice & Skills
  • Research Dissertation

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  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirements are a Level 8 Honours Degree in a relevant discipline such as Health and Social Care, Nursing, Social Work, Youth Work, Psychology, medicine etc. 
  • Applicants may be required to undertake an interview. 
  • Applicants who do not hold the above entry requirements may be considered using the LYIT RPL process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5750 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Letterkenny

650 - 1000 EUR /month
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