The programme offers students the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills across a range of frameworks, contexts and practices relating to substance misuse work. Central to the degree is an exploration of a variety of social, welfare, health and legal policy responses to an array of substance misuse issues and problems.
The foundation degree is a two year full-time vocational degree programme where practice is assessed alongside academic ability.
Employers have been supportive both in development and delivery of the degree ensuring that students gain exactly the skills needed in the workplace.
Care assessment and planning
Drug and alcohol strategy and legislation
Sociology of health
Concepts and models of addiction
Professional practice and personal development planning
Introduction to research
Independent Research Project
Community involvement and engagement
Advanced professional practice
Treatment and recovery
You will be assessed by a variety of methods, such as assignments, presentations, exams and seminars.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to Higher Education Diploma – 60 credits, of which at least 45 must be achieved at level 3 (from 2010, with merit or distinction) and with an appropriate combination of modules.|
We welcome and encourage applications from a wide spectrum of potential students who may offer a combination of awards and experience. All applications are considered on an individual basis. We will take into account your motivation, ability, industrial experience and educational background.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|EU||£6,165 *||Year 1|
|England||£6,165 *||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£6,165 *||Year 1|
|Scotland||£6,165 *||Year 1|
|Wales||£6,165 *||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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