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Addictions

King's College London

12 months
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31350 GBP/year
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About

Our Addictions course at King's College London provides postgraduate education in addictions, with a particular emphasis on recent biological, psychological and socio-environmental advances in the conceptualisation of drug use and addiction and its effective prevention.

Overview

Our Addictions course at King's College London is designed for students and professionals interested in the conceptualisation, treatment and prevention of addictive behaviours. It provides a widely recognised qualification with an integrated multi-disciplinary teaching and learning approach to the problems of use, dependence on alcohol, nicotine and other psychoactive drugs, and other addictive behaviours.

Key benefits 

  • Provides advanced graduate education in the field of addictive behaviours, concentrating on supporting students to embark on further higher study or to translate their learning into their workplace. 
  • Provides students with access to the expertise of leading addictions researchers and senior clinicians.
  • A broad range of modules covering science, practice, policy and management in the addictions

Career prospects

Our graduates follow a variety of careers, including clinical specialist/director, positions in local or national organisations requiring understanding of policies and dissemination at local, state, national and/or international level, manager of addictions services, drug worker, substance misuse nurse specialist, psychology assistant, research assistant, or undertake further study, such as PhD or the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses included: 

  • Addiction Science and Theory
  • Psychopharmacology of Drug Action and Addiction
  • Research Methods, Critical Appraisal and Statistics
  • Policy - optimising the impact of evidence to reduce addictions
  • Addiction Treatment and Practice
  • Research Project

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in either medicine or psychology; or in any subject related to the addictions.
  • A personal statement is required. (maximum 4,000 characters)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained.
  • One academic reference is required. A professional reference will be accepted if you have completed your qualifications over five years ago.
  • Please include a full CV (Resume) including details of the employment dates, the number of children seen and the types of disorders that you have had experience in managing. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31350 GBP/year
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  • National

    13380 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13380 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time:

National: £6,690 per year

International: £15,675 per year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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