Substance Use and Addiction Theories, Certificate | Part time online | Middlesex University | United Kingdom
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Substance Use and Addiction Theories

3 months
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This module in Substance Use and Addiction Theories offered by Middlesex University critically examines the key theories and concepts relating to substance use and addiction. It aims to provide you with an overview and understanding of how theory and research is linked to policy and practice.

Overview

Key facts

  • The intention of this course in Substance Use and Addiction Theories offered by Middlesex University is to stimulate critical debate concerning the explicit and implicit theories and understandings which inform policy and practice and to encourage you to consider the relevance of different theoretical approaches within your own work.
  • This module is ideal for health and social care professionals, working in a variety of settings who have an interest in substance use and wish to extend their knowledge and understanding.
  • Using a ‘life course’ approach, this module aims to develop your skills in the interpretation of different stages in the course of substance use and addiction through an examination of drug use patterns and addiction theories. You'll also be enabled to critically evaluate the different theoretical approaches and develop the abilities in applying them to policies, strategies and interventions.
  • In this module, the term ‘drug’ or ‘substance’ is used to include both legal and illegal drugs, i.e. alcohol, tobacco and drugs such as opiates, cocaine, ecstasy etc.

Programme Structure

During this module, you will learn to:
  • Critically appraise the diversity, similarities and complementarities between different theoretical approaches.
  • Critically analyse and explain drug using career pathways drawing on relevant theoretical frameworks.
  • Synthesise and critique key theoretical debates and arguments.
  • Analyse case study material (identification, selection, application and critical engagement with key texts and documents).

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

15 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for this module, you must provide evidence of an ability to study at Level 6.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    945 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 945 GBP for the full programme during 3 months.
  • National

    945 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 945 GBP for the full programme during 3 months.
  • Per credit: £63
  • 15 credits: £945

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