King's College London, University of London

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: King’s College London

Addictions MSc (Taught)

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Course summary

Our Addiction Studies course 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. Your theoretical understanding of the subject will be positioned within the context of policy development, focusing on facilitating the transfer of knowledge and skills to the workplace. 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

Course details


Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in either medicine or psychology; or in any subject related to the addictions. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-and-funding
Addictions MSc at King's College London, University of London - UCAS