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International Addiction Studies

King's College London

M.Sc. Online
12 months
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32400 USD/year
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The Master of Science in International Addiction Studies (IPAS) course at King's College London offers students cross‐cultural exposure to critical prevention and treatment practices, as well as research and policy issues in the field of addiction.

Overview

 This Master of Science in International Addiction Studies (IPAS) course at King's College London provides unique opportunities to study addiction in its broadest sense and examine key issues from an international perspective.

Key benefits

  • A unique programme that focuses on the similar international trends in policy, global epidemiology of substance-related morbidity and mortality, and evidence-based treatment and prevention practices.

  • Exclusive online access to lectures produced exclusively for the course by International experts in the addictions field.

  • Course members are considered students of all three universities concurrently with access to all online resources available from each of the partners.

  • You will receive personalised support from our dedicated module leaders throughout the course.

  • Course graduates will receive a triple-badge diploma jointly conferred by the three teaching institutions.

Career prospects

Graduates from this programme have taken leadership roles in clinical settings, working as drug workers, substance misuse nurse specialists, psychologists, addiction psychiatrists and managers of addiction services. 

Our graduates have also taken policy positions in national and international organisations, while others have undertaken further academic research and gone on to complete a PhD or a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Addiction Policy 
  • Biological Basis of Addiction 
  • Public Health Issues & 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 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • PgCert: 60 credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits
  • MSc: 180 credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students from outside the US must have qualified for an honours degree (level 2A or 1) or professional bachelor degree in an appropriate field of study at a recognised tertiary institution, or have a bachelor’s degree plus at least five years’ related professional work experience. US students should have completed a 4-year bachelor's degree in an appropriate field of study.
  • Students must have good academic references
  • Students must have access to reliable internet and be computer literate

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32400 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    32400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32400 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part time Home/EU fees: MSc USD $14,000 (first year) USD $18,000 (2nd year) | PG Certificate USD $10,800 | PG Diploma USD $21,600
  • Part time overseas fees: MSc USD $14,000 (first year) USD $18,000 (2nd year) | PG Certificate USD $10,800 | PG Diploma USD $21,600

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

International Addiction Studies
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King's College London

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